Snow day

I wouldn’t want to alarm anyone who hasn’t been glued to the news but word is we’re in for a “potentially historic” blizzard. I’m just barely old enough to remember the infamous Blizzard of ’78 that buried this part of New England in deep drifts and stranded for days everyone who thought the forecasters were talking Jive. No one wants a repeat of that. Not even close. So Blithewold’s hatches have been battened and we’ve all gone safely (I hope) home to wait it out.

The snow had just started when I took these pictures this morning and it’s been falling steadily – if not heavily – since and it’s a bit breezy. But RI is already under a state of emergency so I guess worse weather than this (which I think already qualifies for pjs, slippers and cocoa) is expected. They’re saying 16-24″ for most of the state. Yikes mikes. I hope everyone in the path of this stays as safe and warm as the plants in the greenhouse look and as I feel right now.

2 thoughts on “Snow day

  1. I just hope your greenhouse doesn’t suffer any breakages. Otherwise, enjoy your snow-day vacation.

    Susan, the greenhouse came through it fine – the generator purred like a kitten when the power went out. And I enjoyed my snow-day at home up to that point at least. -kris

  2. I am waiting to see the ‘after’ picture. I measured 23″ here in several places but that is a give and take since the wind was strong. Winter interest right now involves a good book.

    Layanee, After pictures coming soon… I’m not sure how much we got either – it was at least knee-deep and HEAVY. -kris

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