We got our first real snow today. It was a huge disappointment for me… not because I hate snow (which, really, I sort of do), but because they said we would get 15 inches and we got, like… four.
I’ve never experienced a real snow storm that shuts everything down for days, and honestly, I was looking forward to it. No school, just snow forts and snowmen and sleeping in. Heavy on the sleeping in, please. The western side of the state that rarely gets snow was getting slammed by this storm. Some places got 11 inches! I was so excited. I kept looking out the window last night as each snow-less hour passed.
My two little girls conspired against me, see? Neither one of them was feeling well. Kitty would cry, I would go calm her down, peek out the window, lay back in bed, then hear Lydia. Calm her down, check for snow, lay down, Jane appears to tell me Kitty was crying again. And again, and again. I didn’t get Kitty settled until 2 a.m. Then Lydia wanted to eat, and then started coughing, then, I don’t know? Lonely? She wasn’t resting peacefully until 4 this morning.
They say we might get 8 more inches, but I know they are just messing with me. I had a college professor (Mormon) who thought that LDS weather men shouldn’t be allowed temple recommends. He was kidding, of course (I think?).
But, I’m pretty sure tomorrow morning I will wake up and find maybe one more inch of snow and have to get all the kids off to school, same as every other day. More’s the pity.