Saturday, February 24, 2007

There's No Business like Snow Business

It all depends on where you live and who you ask.
--an email from La Petite, about 120 miles south of us:
"Last night Jimmy John's wouldn't even deliver to me. You know you're in Wisconsin when the most hard core places won't deliver because of the weather. Thing is, I didn't even think it was that bad. "
--from one of our local newscasts:
"In Wisconsin a severe storm bore down that meteorologists warned would last through the weekend, bringing howling winds and up to 27 inches of snow or more in parts of the state."
--from weather.com:
"Heavy snow and gusty winds will impact areas from eastern Colorado, through west-central Nebraska and southeastern South Dakota, to much of Minnesota, Wisconsin and Lower Michigan. Areas including North Platte, Sioux Falls, Minneapolis and Madison could see a foot or more of snow. "
--from a conversation while supper was being prepared:
me: "I should take before, during, and after pictures for my blog."
Husband: "You're making too big a deal out of this."
me: "Aren't we supposed to get a lot of snow?"
H: "It's not going to be the storm of the century."
me:"Well, it's going to be dark soon, so if I'm going to take a picture, I should do it now."
H: "It'll be a very boring series. We're not going to get that much."
me: "Darn. I was hoping for a snow day Monday."
H: "Don't count on it."

Unfortunately, I think he's right. The radar shows a cookie-bite shaped cut-out over our neck of the woods. I think the rest of the state, including La Petite's campus, is getting pummeled. We're going to get just enough to shovel. I guess I'll go play with the barometer instead of the camera.

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Blogger MOM-NOS said...

The good news is that a hot drink in a cool mug will feel just as great regardless of how much snow you get. Stay warm!

2/24/2007 9:38 PM  

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