Monday, March 13, 2006

Snow Day!

My daughter Morgan woke me up at 6:30 this morning and told me that my other daughter was sick. I could hear Emma coughing, but it didn't sound too bad. While I rubbed the sleep out of my eyes and brain, Morgan went into the kitchen and got the thermometer from the cupboard. She then went and took Emma's temperature. 101.9 degrees. OK kid, you're staying home. Then Nancy called and told me that school was closed. OK kids, you're both staying home.

snow day

This is the view from my living room. Welcome to March in Minnesota. Friday it was near 60, today we've got a snowstorm that's closing the schools. This would be your regularly scheduled snowstorm, just arriving a few days late. This weekend was the Minnesota Boys High School Hockey Tournament. All of this stuff normally blows in during tourney weekend and screws up travel for everybody. With the mild winter we're having I can see how management would slip up and forget about a thing like that, then have to scramble at the last minute to push a product out the door for a delayed delivery. I suppose it's too much to hope that somebody will go out and plow the Highway 55 bridge. Good thing I'm lazy and haven't taken the studded tires off yet. Memo to the boys at storm central: Nice work, job well done, now lay off the snow.



the old bag said...


Pete said...

I wish they were both healthy, because they we could go sledding!

Tex69 said...

i'm sure you went out for a ride when your wife got home, right?

Pete said...

Nay. When my wife got home I left for school. I'm planning on riding tomorrow though.

Nancy said...

I put up some post-storm pics--nifty comparison from yesterday to today.

Glibbidy said...

We just got over illness at our house.

Send some snow our way to New England, we are having a drought