Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Could Someone Bring Me a Shovel?

'Cause 30" ain't where it's stoppin'. Do you see what I see?

The schools are closed because they can't plow the back roads with the usual plows. They've got to wait until the huge highway plows are free. (Which may not be for quite some time.) Boy Scouts is canceled today. Some friends have significantly more snow than we do, and they live only a few hundred feet higher, or a little closer to the big lake.

I heard, also, that the 10-year-old "new" gymnasium's roof collapsed over the weekend. (I haven't been able to find a news story on it online, but my source is reputable.) Um, can you say "engineering miscalculation"? I'm just glad it was over the weekend, when nobody was in the gym. (I'll repeat myself: there are a multitude of reasons why I don't choose to send my children to school.)

Needless to say, we're not going anywhere this weekend . . .

Anybody have a big, hefty plow truck they'd like to lend me?


camillaknits said...

Have you cleaned (and I mean rubbed the woodwork down with lavender oil) all the closets, organized the game cupboard, and helped the kids sort the Legos by size/shape/color and mapped it on a spreadsheet yet? No? Then you must be having a wonderful time being "snowed in". I'm actually envious... I'd really a day to sit home and sew or knit uninterrupted, but the shop must be tended to. I'm stopping the every week knit-night, to just twice monthly. I was missing too much of Eli's "growing up". He'll be three this summer. And you'll have a new armful of baby. Yay.

Thimbleanna said...

30 inches? Where the heck are you? Personally, I love the snow, but you're right, that's a lot of snow. Enjoy it 'cause it will soon be spring and then lots of yardwork ;-).