We’re having a snow day here in the south. The bread has been cleared from all of the Walmart shelves, and now we hunker down in our houses for 48-72 hours and wait for it to warm up enough to melt any snow accumulation we may get because of the fabulous lack of snow plows or road salt. It will be in the 60s this weekend, so we shouldn’t have to wait too long.
So far this year, we have had several 2 hour delays at The Boy’s school, which is disruption enough, but today is our first actually snow day, and even my office is closed. The snow is not anticipated to really start until this afternoon, but it is raining and cold, so why not?
We are desperately hoping we don’t have a power outage, but getting things ready, just in case – gathering reading material, charging up what can be charged, and locating candles in our recently re-packed Christmas bins.
This has been a winter to remember, and it is only January. I can only imagine all the kiddos on the spectrum in the northern states who have had very little routine in the past couple of months. The Boy was so ready to go back to school after Christmas, and has yet to have had a completely full week of school, and I know conditions are much worse in other parts of the country.
I let him sleep in a bit today, but we will be reading his novel, something he will probably consider homework, which is just NOT DONE on a snow day. But it needs to get done, and so read we shall. For now, we are playing with our new Chromecast (a Christmas present to myself).
Considering 140 million people in our country are under some sort of winter weather advisory, here’s hoping you are managing, wherever you are.