Years ago, this amount of snow, eight inches or so, would not raise an eyebrow or concern. Life would continue on. The school buses might run a little behind schedule but otherwise it would just be a regular day with snow added to the mix. When I looked out the front door I was greeted by this scene.
Between the weather media and the government the fragrance of disaster and emergency fill the minds of anyone who listens. The schools were closed. Activities at Penn State were cancelled. The coffee shop down the street was closed. But the roads were mostly clear. I could have taken the Vespa out for a ride by noon.
But this was the worst snow storm of the season. We had a snow day.Continue Reading