Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Snow day!

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You can sort of see the ice around the bottom of the tree on the left. It's hard to tell, but my sidewalk could double as a skating rink this morning


We awoke today to a thick layer of ice on the ground and consequently no school! I know that my Yankee friends scoff at what cancels school in Texas, but it's very difficult to drive on ice here because of the limited number of sanding trucks. It's also very cold (20° - which may not sound terrible to my friend Rachel but is darn cold for Dallas!), so we are hunkering down inside. I'm planning to bake some bread and make some corn chowder this afternoon.

(I am venturing out in a little bit, however, to get my hair cut and colored, but that's about the only thing that could incite me to leave the warmth of my house today!
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8 comments:

Muffy said...

WOW! Snow! FUN!!!

Mary Alice said...

I think I saw it! We're getting snow today too. Make you just want to stay in and bake.

Darlene said...

The ice storm left us (in Oklahoma) and went to you. We are on our second day out of school from it. We didn't get any snow out of it just ICE!...YUCK!

Rachel said...

Hey - even though its been colder than 20 here, 20 still sounds cold to me! I know how treacherous ice can make life in the south, so enjoy your day off!

annechovie said...

Hi Eloise...I nominated you on my blog!

3 Peanuts said...

It better melt FAST! I got mine cut and hilighted today too---they made a BIG error though.

Kim

Kappa Prep said...

I lived in MN for almost three years as you know and even I thought it was bad outside today! The roads were terrible! Thank goodness for Ice Force One! Ha! I get such a kick out of that name, can you believe they actually use it!?

Erin said...

I am with you--- few things could come between me and my hair.