“The sun that brief December day
rose cheerless over hills of gray.”
Only it was January, not December, and the sun didn’t have a chance to rise because it snowed in the night! So I suppose Whittier’s Snowbound doesn’t quite fit our case.
This past weekend, we got snow! About four or five inches of it too, I’d say. Friday afternoon it started snowing pretty hard (at least for where I live – it wasn’t like a blizzard or anything) around 3:00, stopped an hour later and resumed at 7:00. When I woke up on Saturday morning, we had a fair bit of snow (but not as much as last year’s 11 inches).
My dad thinks we’ll get more later in the month, but I don’t know. We get only about one big snowstorm per year, and this year it’s 2 weeks earlier than normal. (which is good, as chorus is starting and after chorus starts I SIMPLY CANNOT BE SNOWED IN.)
Anyway, we’re currently (as of Saturday, when I’m writing this) sporting 20 degrees and freezing, but then on Friday it’s supposed to be 64. Our location is notorious for its interesting weather. Interesting, my foot! IT’S POSITIVELY LUNATIC WEATHER, I TELL YOU.
Anyway, because of the coming snow and cold weather (and largely because the only boots I own are leather uninsulated cowgirl boots with no traction), I got new boots! And I love them. They’re furry and soft and waterproof and pretty and boots
See, aren’t they cute?
Junior was out at 9:00 this morning sledding, but I stayed inside (like a wise person) typing out my 2017 reading list on my typewriter (because I don’t own a printer and it’s too long to hand-write) until I went down this afternoon to watch The White Cliffs of Dover with Granddaddy. A PERFECT TEAR-JERKER. It cost more in tissues than it did to rent.
And we drank hot chocolate with it.
So that was my snow day! Have you gotten any snow recently? Do you like the snow? To be honest, I don’t :/