wishful thinking.

Yesterday morning, here’s how much snow had managed to accumulate and drift under the overhang at my apartment door. It snowed continuously all day, and well into the night.

I can only get the door open this far. Usually Boh can nudge open the screen door with his nose, even if it is closed, because the door doesn’t close very tightly. Today, he needed help. In many places, the snow is deeper than my almost-to-the-knee boots!

I love the way the boughs outside my door droop with the weight of the snow.  I also love running around with Boh in the snow — there is so much that he prefers to gallop, or hop sort of like a rabbit, rather than take one step at a time. (No pictures of that — we were too busy playing!)

Snow is part of life where I live, but because of the sheer volume that has fallen continuously over the last 30 hours or so, I was hoping that perhaps my university would declare today to be a snow day. Local schools were closed yesterday, and they are closed again today. I woke up to the news that my university is delayed: the first classes of the day are those scheduled to begin at 10:10.

What time do I TA? 10:10.

Sigh. At least my walk to campus will be beautiful. And it is snowing again.

Happy Friday!


5 thoughts on “wishful thinking.

  1. No snow day for you girlfriend. But maybe you can sneak home early and cuddle up with Boh for a good long knit. Happy weekend!

  2. School kids get all the luck. Universities are as bad as commercial establishments – it takes an awful lot to close one down. Just be glad you don’t have to drive in the stuff!

  3. Wow! You do have a lot of snow! Too bad about having to go in. We have to get about 8′ of it before they close anything where I live. Have a great weekend!

  4. TOO PRETTY! love that snow for me, and i’ll give your best to the southwest and its huge clear skies… more hiking tomorrow, in my shorts, and i love it.

    i think you will appreciate knowing that one of the ‘automatically generated possibly-related-posts’ (is that a new feature?) for this is one called “vibrant colors”. seems wrong, given that there’s NO color in these pictures… and your usual knit-pics are SO colorful!


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