A bit of wit...

The snowstorm arrived at a fortuitous moment. It was white on time.

Did you know?

Freezing Rain Vs. Sleet

Sleet is frozen precipitation that falls as ice pellets which you may see bouncing off your windshield, roof or the ground. Depending on the intensity and duration, sleet can accumulate much like you see with snow.

Freezing rain on the other hand, falls just like normal rain only it freezes on contact with roads, trees, power lines and other structures since temperatures are 32 degrees or below at the surface. Even light accumulations may cause dangerous travel, while heavier amounts can be very damaging.


Food for thought..

“Snowflakes are one of nature's most fragile things, but just look at what they can do when they stick together.”




If traveling, this is a good start to seeing how your trip is affected


Road conditions




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Whether working, retired or a school child, snow days have this magical feeling of a "stolen" day of vacation, goofing off or just having to do nothing. It's not often in life that the world quiets down where we will light a fire and sit and read, take a nap, do a puzzle or play outside and not feel guilty for it. If you don't view it this way then you may need to slow down and take a breath. The ability to go sledding, snowshoeing, and cross country skiing allow you great exercise in beautiful surroundings.

There is also the other side of the coin. You also may be a person who has the ability or does work from home. Unfortunately, this is one of the downfalls of this type of employment. Other than getting a lovely picture outside your window while you work, you are just as engaged in your daily workday routine. Compound that with the fact that you will have to add in clearing the driveway, shoveling and/or put down some ice melt along the way. Assuming you are prepared for the days events.

Granted we all have to pay the price of making up all the missed items/events of this magical day but it all gets done in time.

Just think, just 60 days until the first day of Spring.............

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