For some reason I woke up this morning with the song “I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas” stuck in my head. No lie! Maybe it’s because I still haven’t gotten over the fact that we had a green Christmas this year. Kind of twisted if you ask me and I know, I need to get over it. Even more twisted is that we have probably half a foot or so of snow on the ground on April 16th and it’s still coming down. I’ve been wathing the Weather Channel and they are back in town reporting. They interviewed the Mayor Matt Driscoll who had to cancel a golf outing : )
The kids gotta love it getting an extended Spring vacation with a snow day today. It might be a good idea to keep the kids inside today for the fact that branches and power lines have been coming down. I looked out the window this morning to see several branches down. One at my house and a couple at the neighbors Frank and Donna’s house across the street. The power lines are sagging but holding so far but reading some of the news reports it doesn’t look like everyone has been as lucky so far. Over 70,000 without power across the state including some in the Syracuse area with some tree’s and power lines down. Sean Kirst at Syracuse.com said a tree is down in his neck of the woods and around here the fire trucks have been busy heading up my street a good part of the morning most likely for the same reason.
Crank up the heat. For those of you that don’t have wood stoves or fire places I suggest you crank your heat up just in case. It’s kind of a ritual here when a storm with heavy snow or ice hits here. Crank the heat up and if you lose power that will buy you a few more hours of warmth. I’ll be crunching some numbers later in the day when all of the snow stats are reported from NOAA. Lets just hope this is it for the season because it’s getting old even for me. Have a great week all and stay safe!