I get it, it's weather. What are you going to do about it.
|The scene out my front window|
Obviously nothing unless I want to move. But that seems like a pretty big hassle every time that it snows. I like the snow, I really do, but in October? Not so much. I shouldn't have to take out my snow shovel before I I take out my rake. There is a big pile of leaves that still need to be cleared away, I guess I will get to it after I clear the snow from my sidewalk.
I know this shouldn't be too surprising, we do after all live in the northeast. But we just went to the beach in 90 degree weather three weeks ago! I can't for the life of me remember that sort of extreme change in weather in my life. My boys are confused, the idea of snow before we go trick or treating is baffling.
|This was just three weeks ago|
I do remember when I was a kid that there were a few cases of snow being on the ground during Halloween, but I grew up in upstate New York where it wasn't too unusual to have snow on Mothers Day. We all know the story, the weather was different back then. Everyone remembers piles of snow starting in November and not melting until May. Now it snows, it melts and repeats itself over and over. You almost wish it would just stay there and not tease us so much.
Hopefully this isn't a repeat performance of last year.
We got hit with three big snowstorms last year, including one that dumped close to two feet us. It was an historic winter in that regard, and one that we will not soon forget. There was so much snow in fact that it made it hard to go outside and play in it. You couldn't sled, you couldn't walk, you couldn't do much but sit inside and drink hot chocolate. It's pretty, but when there is TOO much, there is not much you can do but sit around and look at it.
I don't know how much more shoveling I can do this year. Hopefully winter is getting itself out of the way early so it will be a quiet season. I would like to get some snow, maybe about six inches here or there so the boys can get out and enjoy it. Snow is fun, but too much is annoying.
Right now on October 29th, it's VERY annoying.