Many parts of Canada and the United States are in the middle of a very cold January right now!
Today’s comic is a Family Circus with a theme of escape from the cold climate.
“Grandma says a lot of her friends are like the birds. They fly south for the winter.”
– Dolly to her brother Jeffy
What are they talking about?
In the winter, many elderly and retired North Americans love to vacation and live in a warmer climate for a few weeks to months.
A popular region to go to is the American south. Many people love to vacation in the states of Florida and Arizona.
Map of the Southern United States
The nickname for these people is snow birds. Like birds from a colder climate, they migrate (go) south for the winter.