We've had about 30cm (~ a foot) and I hear it's supposed to continue all week. Even better, the wind is blowing and it's drifting. Just about everything I had planned this weekend was cancelled, due to the weather. Even dog walks are seriously shortened, but I have been going out a few times a day to shovel, because I
This afternoon, when the snow let up for a bit, I made a quick trip to the local grocery store. I've got an assignment for cooking club tomorrow, and I needed three ingredients. Apparently, everybody in town had had enough of being housebound and decided to stock up on groceries. At my local grocery store. I'm normally in and out of there in five minutes flat, but my three ingredients? They required a 30 minute wait to check out. The store had every checkout open, with a wait of 10-15 people. It was crazy, but I wasn't going to go home empty handed.
So, I did want everybody else seemed to be doing and I stocked up with enough groceries to last me the rest of the winter (if only!) and settled in to wait my turn for checking out. I'm home now. My awesome neighbour came around and used his snowblower on my walk, so I don't have to go out again today. And maybe not tomorrow either... I'm giving serious thought to working from home tomorrow.
Also - I commented a few days ago about the benefits of short dumb dogs. I take it back. I didn't have to go out and clear paths to the dog pen for the tall smart dog three times today so that she could pee. I'm thinking that outweighs the inconvenience of having to hide my gloves from her.
P.S. The tall dog counter-surfed my meatloaf tonight. Have I mentioned how much I love my cat?