Archive for January 14th, 2004

Slip Sliding Away

Wednesday, January 14th, 2004

Who would have thought that the nasty little snow that was hurling itself all pissey like from the heavens this morning would turn into a gloppy mess of slidy excitement? It sure felt and looked too cold for any real accumulation and the tiny hard snow flake bits had an attitude that said “we know we are not going to amount to much on the ground so we’re snowing extra hard and extra fast just to make our brief contact with you as miserable as possible”. Now, suddenly, those cantankerous bits of icy cold are having a good laugh, all piled on top of each other and making things lickity slick. Driving in this morning there was no snow to speak of. By 9am when I took a peek out the windows I found that …I couldn’t look out the windows. They were covered in snow! How did that happen?