Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Not Spring Yet

Even though the calendar says spring officially arrived a few days ago, Old Man Winter clearly hasn't got the message just yet.  We'd been warned to expect snow this morning and sure enough, there it was.  What I didn't realize was that it was going to snow all day, that fine, light snow that doesn't look like it's going to be a problem but over time, adds up to a mess, especially if there is a strong wind blowing it into drifts.  Those who left the home this morning without boots, hats, gloves and/or snow brushes (what were they thinking?) got a rude surprise going home at the end of the day as they slogged through the heavy piles of snow and slush.  No sign of any snow plows on any of the routes I drove today, which meant slow and slippery going.  Transit buses are running half an hour to an hour late tonight and several schools have cancelled night classes.  It's just too darned wet and messy out there.

All of which combined to tip me over the edge into deciding that I definitely want to go to the "Tapping Into the Flow" workshop that Teesha and Tracy Moore are holding in Portugal this June (details here:  Art Paradise in Portugal.  Because on a snowy day like this, I'd much rather look forward to visiting this fabulous looking beach resort town:

than have to deal with this!


Roberta Warshaw said...

Oh great. Lucky us, it is headed our way next.

Cindy said...

Oh wow, what a bummer to still have snow lingering around. In some ways I'll miss the excitement of unexpected snow days around here -the kids really loved it - but I am ready for Spring. Spring and Summer are my favorite seasons by far. I would sure love to be in Portugal too - that picture is amazing!