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Over 10 years ago, I wrote my first blog post. Since then, I've authored books, had kids, traveled the world, found Trish and blogged about it all.

Snowed In!

We woke up to another foot of snow this morning. There's about two feet outside right now. It's still snowing and the forecast says we'll be getting another 2-5 inches today.

Blizzard of 2006 - Thursday Morning

Julie's sister, a nurse at Swedish, had to abandon her car while driving home this morning at 6. She turned down her street, discovered it wasn't plowed and quickly became stuck. Luckily, last night Julie talked her into taking snow clothes suitable for getting stranded. She scoffed at the time, thinking it was absurd that she might need them. This morning, she was very thankful. We plan on hiking over to her car (a Land Rover 4WD) and shoveling it out sometime today.

There's too much snow for us to drive our cars. If we're going anywhere - it's on foot. I have a few college buddies that live within walking distance, so it might be time to buy a keg and have a snow party. First things first though - I told the kids I'd take them sledding at Harvard Gulch (a park 3 blocks away). ;-)

Update: I knew I married Julie for more than just her good looks!

Julie loves the snow Julie shoveling snow Lots of snow for the Blizzard of 2006

Update 2: Little did I realize, Julie was building a kick-ass sledding hill!

Posted in General at Dec 21 2006, 10:45:28 AM MST 7 Comments