Old man winter has arrived and I grow ever more excited with every passing day. Josie saw snow yesterday in New Mexico. Crusty saw some snow as well in Chicago. I worried about Annabel driving in the snow on her way back from Albuquerque today.
It rarely snows this far below the Mason-Dixon line. I think our last measurable snow was in 2001. I was married and still had my Geo Tracker 4X4 truck. Me and my then wife spent all day driving around in four wheel drive looking at the sights of a winter wonderland. That seems like several lives removed from now.
I know it is getting closer to Christmas and for the chance of snow when I start visiting weather blogs and meteorological websites. I carefully study the weather models and the forecasts in anticipation of even the slightest chance of frozen precipitation. When I was a child, I would stay up all night watching the weather channel for the hopes of staying home from school. Does it snow often where you live?