I grew up in south florida (just south of hurricane central this year), so snow to me (even a little bit) is a big deal. my first winter at covenant was the big blizzard/ice-storm of 96, and it was a beautiful, wonderful thing. ever since then I’ve been mostly dissappointed in the winter precipitation here in town, but I guess you dont get a “storm of the century” all that often.
apparently we average 4.4 inches of snow per year, with january maxing out at a whopping 1.8 inches. and unfortunately st. elmo seems to be warmer than the rest of the city, but if we got all 4.4 inches at once, I’d be one happy camper.
so here’s hoping we get more than flurries and paper snowflakes (as displayed by auntie sarah) this year.
speaking of snowflakes (this is for you jeannette), this is why the interweb is so darn cool: make-a-flake!. takes a second to figure out how to make it work, but definitely a lot of fun. here’s mine: