Saturday, January 25, 2014

Crazy Stuff in South Bend

Well, as the title says, it's been a little crazy around here.  Let's start with the weather.  We continue to get a few inches of snow nearly every day it seems.  I had a school delay on Thursday because it was so cold and the roads were so bad.  It got worse Thursday night and overnight and none of us had school on Friday.  It's warmer today, but we got about 4 inches of snow overnight that drifted up to one foot in parts of the driveway.  It took John, Paul, and I about 45 minutes to clear the drive with the snow blower and two shovels this morning.  Lake effect today (2-4 in) and a system overnight (2-4in) and then the temperature starts dropping tomorrow.  Based on the forecast and the school cancellations we've had so far this year it wouldn't surprise me if we have a delay or cancellation Monday-Thursday next week.  It's just crazy.

We're trying to stay healthy as well.  Elizabeth has a bad cold, but is hopefully on the upswing.  Grace had a bout with a stomach bug overnight.  She and I were up most of the night.  She has progressed through ice chips to orange juice and 7Up.  Hopefully we can try some crackers soon.

Mr. Flynn is checking out the snow outside.

After clearing on Saturday morning.  That is a 6 foot fence.

Ryan, remember roasting marshmallows over the fire pit right here?

Check out that cool snow drift on the roof!

We're running out of places to put the snow.

This huge snow bank will be fun to dig a fort in.  Can you see the trellis for the peas way back in the garden?

It's getting hard to see over that snow bank when pulling out of the drive in the hatchback.

The snow is level with the front porch.

The snow drifted on the roof next to Elizabeth's bedroom window.

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