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We didn't quite get the 12+" that were forecast, but we still got a respectable amount of snow today. Hard to tell with all the blowing and drifting, but it looked like at least 8". I know they got more out in the western part of the state (see [livejournal.com profile] asakiyume's latest post). It took me a good hour to shovel off the deck, stairs, and around my car. :::oof:::

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At least I didn't have to drive in it. My employers let everyone work from home today. I've never done that before. It was a little strange doing my job in my living room, but it was so nice not to worry about driving in the snow or missing a day of work. We use Slack (a chat app), and it was fun reading everyone's updates throughout the day. I especially enjoyed peoples' lazy pet photos that they posted.

It's been a weird winter. Pretty mild, by New England standards, but February is always the worst month, weather-wise. Yesterday, it was in the high forties after starting out coated in ice. Quite the rollercoaster. It's true what they say about the weather here: if you don't like it, just wait five minutes.

When the weather gets like this, it feels like spring is a million years away. Especially after getting a tease of it, like we did this week. It doesn't help that I see pictures of snowdrops and daffodils from friends in warmer climes. It's not that I hate winter; I just wish it didn't last so long.

Date: 2017-02-10 11:07 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] puddleshark.livejournal.com
It took me a good hour to shovel off the deck, stairs, and around my car. :::oof:::

Aargh. So, yeah, maybe it's a good thing that we hardly ever see snow here...

At least it arrived a bit later this year! Hope it leaves earlier as well.

Date: 2017-02-10 11:49 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] lizziebelle.livejournal.com
This is actually the week we historically get the biggest snowstorms. Hopefully it won't continue, but experience tells me not to hold my breath...

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