We don't get much snow in the southern U.S., so we savor the white stuff when it comes our way.
Beforehand, there's the pre-storm rush to stores for shovels and bread. Most schools close and many businesses delay opening. Then life slows to a crawl as we stay off the roads til temps rise and melt the snow within a day or two.
Some folk hunker down inside with old movies, books, games, and cookie-baking binges. Others root through closets to find warm outdoor gear for a romp in the snow. Kids in search of the perfect hill fashion impromptu sleds from flattened boxes and garbage can lids.
Today, I am delighting in stepping off life's fast lane as the north wind blows. Done the same lately?
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