Wednesday, February 2, 2011
We survived last night's thundersnow and 70mph gusts and are now enjoying the snow! Last night was like a scene from a snowy hurricane, with sustained winds at an incredible speed, blowing snow straight sideways.
It's now 5pm and our street still hasn't been plowed. Our neighborhood has been busy today, with camera-wielding pedestrians out enjoying the opportunity to walk in the middle of ordinarily-busy roads. Most of the day has looked liked a scene from an armageddon movie, the roads busy with people walking but completely devoid of vehicles. The cars in the photo above belong to the brave employees of the local coffee shop, which was not only open but slammed with people in ski gear, some even with cross country skis or snowshoes. I guess some of us will do anything for those vanilla bean lattes- or perhaps they were just an excuse for the trek. Either way, a beautiful way to spend a snow day.