Category Snow day

The Autumnal Snow

Winter is making an early guest appearance this year: This mid-October day has featured a steady snow. We’re used to seeing a few rogue flakes at this time of year, but this is something else entirely. My winter hating husband is chagrined, but the bright side is: A) Even though at least an inch has […]

Unexpected Snow

  The forecasts had been dire: Winter Storm Warning! Over 6 inches of snow! Blowing! Drifting! Dangerous road conditions! This apocalyptic news was met with smirks. How many times had we seen forecasts like this before, and how many times had the predicted storm either proven itself anti-climactic or simply failed to materialize? Everyone from […]

The Snow Day

The warnings were almost apocalyptic last Tuesday morning: “Almost a foot of snow!” “Blowing!” “Drifting” “Treacherous roads!” “White out conditions!” Although the world was calm and lovely, trees coated in hoarfrost, valleys distant and dreamlike under their spell, local meteorologists were adamant that the peace was only temporary. The world was holding its breath, waiting […]