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Snow Days.


Despite just a little dusting (.9"), schools in Mecklenburg are out for the second day. When you work from home, well, the commute doesn't really matter. So, we're still open. And we've got a kettle of something warm on. And with 13° on the thermometer this morning, I'm kinda ready for spring.

Hope you guys down in Atlanta and Birmingham are getting your lives back together. Sorry y'all had to deal...

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Winter Storm!



Just saw on the weather website that we might be in for a storm on Monday night into Tuesday. Absolutely fine by me. We love snow. Tons of it. Frequently. Two years ago when we had 80" we were in hog heaven. And it has been a couple of years since we've been here for a good one.

So, in order to jinx us fully, I'm going to make a post of Boston scenes in winter. I was tipped off  by a post from A...

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Maana


Manna

By Joseph Stroud


Everywhere, everywhere, snow drifting down,
a world becoming white, no more sounds,
no longer possible to find the heart of the day,
the sun is gone, the sky is nowhere, and of all
I wanted in life—so be it—whatever it is
that brought me here, chance, fortune, whatever
blessing each flake of snow is a hint of, I am
grateful, I bear witness, I hold out my arms,
palms up, I know it is...

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