Well, I'm starting to get a little sick of the snow. But this one hit us big time. Overall, we got an average of 9 inches with drifts up to 20 inches. That wouldn't have been so bad except it was -5 degrees with a windchill of -45. Awesomesauce. So what did that really mean? It meant that the children (C1 & C2) who had just returned to school and a babysitter ONE DAY after their 2 & 1/2 week holiday break, were now back at home - without the ability to leave beyond the four walls. Talk about going bonkers. We braved the outdoors once. Within five minutes Carter had frostbite on his wrists.
So... we kept ourselves busy with putting the Thomas the Train puzzle together over and over again. And again. And again.
|I'm not sure Uncle Decker's dogs, Frankie and Eddie, have ever experienced this much snow. Either way, Eddie was having a blast.|
This is where we shoved the kids out of the car and raced to work after 24 days of being home: