Real snow. Not rumors of powdered sugar that gave school officials reason to call-off school on 2 separate days last month. Word to school board:
"Kids can’t sled on asphalt, but those big yellow buses manage it fairly well."
Sweet husband is going out to get obligatory bread, milk & DVD’s. The things that if you don’t have extra, you may just starve, or die of boredom in the 2 days it takes for the snow to melt. Then we’ll hunker down, cozy up & keep our fingers crossed… (Who says there’s no joy in anticipation?)
Listen, I don’t make the rules, it’s just what we do in the South. Ask any Yankee transplant who came down here for college & never went home. (We always know who they are. "You ain’t from ‘round here, are ya?") As the immortal Lewis Grizzard once said, “They're always tryin’ to tell us how they used to do things back in Cleveland.” Well, when in Rome…
On to other things. My Mom & Dad sent me an uplifting email the other day – sort of a Norman Vincent Peale-ish thing. I sent it to my friend Terri , & she was moved & inspired. Thought I’d share it with you all:
HOW TO START EACH DAY WITH A POSITIVE OUTLOOK
1. Open a new file in your MS Word program.
2. Name it “Barack Obama”.
3. Send it to the Recycle Bin.
4. Empty the Recycle Bin.
5. Your PC will ask you: “Do you really want to get rid of 'Barack Obama'?”
6. Firmly Click “Yes”.
7. Feel better?
GOOD! - Tomorrow we'll do Nancy Pelosi
There are just some things you have to get out of your system...
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow….!