Sunday, February 14, 2010

Snow Day

If you live anywhere close to Mississippi, you are well aware that we had a little snow last Friday. The official count was 5 inches in Clinton. Everyone has asked me if Mike went to work; of course he did. Somebody has to keep the nuclear power plant running. He was out of the house by 5:50 and slowly made his way down 61 to be in Port Gibson by 7:30. His brake lines froze toward the end of the trip, so stopping was somewhat problematic. But temperatures rose above freezing, so he was able to come home safely later that evening.

Meanwhile, Dante and I jumped in the truck and took some pictures.

He loved the snow. He would bounce and pounce and run and bark, eating as much snow as possible in the process.
These bushes are usually straight enough for an adult to walk underneath them.

There was a Norman Rockwell-worthy snowball fight down the street, complete with cardboard boxes and summer pool intertubes put in the facility of sleds.

I had to take Dante to the vet for his shots, but it was just a really pretty drive through a surreal landscape. The only danger was at the end when the truck slid on a patch of ice in our own driveway. I dropped it into 4 wheel drive low and plowed on up.

Around 11 AM, the doorbell rang. It was a delivery man bringing me a beautiful Valentine's Day bouquet from my sweetheart! Now that's what I call service.

We lost power around 8 AM, but even though Entergy's recorded message related that it wouldn't come back on until 6 Saturday morning, it was back up by noon. At which time everybody in the neighborhood started running their dryers.

And as of noon Sunday, the snow is still here. Global warming, my butt.


BEES'NETTA said...

Wow! Those blue photos are serene.


Made by Lena