Let It Snow

So you think winter in the Northeast is a five month cluster of cabin fever, numb limbs and ice boogers? Well, maybe it is, but at least we have something to talk about. In California, it’s all  “Beautiful day, bro” and “Yeah, sunny like yesterday, bro”. And that’s the end of the conversation. Up here, when you’re on line at the hardware store after a weather event you get  full chapters of rich weather-related material: That near miss on Route 9 when the Subaru went sideways into the porch where the Gilberts are usually playing cribbage; The snowblower that sucked up a hardened squirrel carcass and launched it through the den window;  Four days on an air mattress in front of the fireplace during the outage, surviving on gin and corn nuts.  Big stories. Big drama. And new stories blow in with every low pressure system. You gotta love that.

Oh, and by the way, when the sky falls here, the view is pretty good, too…


6 thoughts on “Let It Snow

  1. I cannot tell you how much I’m enjoying your take on the Hudson Valkey. What an adventure! Looking forward to getting together after the thaw. XoLinda

    • Thanks, Linda! Today’s adventure is that the plow dude hasn’t shown up yet to plow our very long driveway, so I’m stuck in the house. No Valentine’s day present for Anna this year! xo

  2. This new life of yours is bringing out your Tom Sawyer tendencies. Careful, or flocks of Southern Californians will start moving in down the street.

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