This post is scheduled for 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, but at the moment, it’s 10:00 p.m. on Friday and this is what it looks like outside:
Please forgive the poor quality of the photo. I had to use the low light setting and that means a low resolution as well. I did try using the flash, even though I normally despise flash photography. I have to admit that the garishness of that flash looks kind of interesting here:
It gives a better indication of the snow that is still falling and not just the snow already on the ground.
And here’s the thing: the blizzard hasn’t started yet!
The real fun is supposed to begin around 2:00 a.m., according to the latest weather update. That’s going to be the test: will we get off easy or will our luck run out? If I wake up and the alarm clock is still lit, then I’ll be out of the woods at my house.
Ironically, my house is surrounded by woods.
I wonder if I can keep my fingers crossed in my sleep.
*An update and a slightly better picture: The weather report no longer predicts blizzard conditions in my town, but we’re still getting plenty of snow! Look at what I see across the street: