February 5, 2010

I blame the snow for my insomnia.

It has been snowing for 12 hours now.

Trust me, that sounds more impressive than it actually is.

The first 5 hours, it was WARM snowing, so nothing even stuck to the ground. It was like rain, but not.

I'm actually a little bit disappointed. I keep waiting for the snow storm of the century to blow down my front door, and it's just not.

Of course, maybe it will snow fiercely while I sleep tonight.

At any rate, we are fully stocked, and taking a cue from Jen, I went to the store and stocked up on Dorito's and chocolate.

In other news, not weather related, I was thinking about maybe actually doing that whole take a picture every day thing. Of course, just thinking about it has me thinking up excuses because we all know that if I make a GOAL of some sort, I will do everything in my power to self-sabotage. It's how I roll. 

Back to the weather, because WHILE WE'RE ON THE TOPIC...

Can we talk about how annoying it is that it is bright as a midsummer's day out there at midnight because the snow is all glistening and reflective and stuff? It is driving me crazy because I need pitch black darkness to sleep and that is currently unavailable. Waah.

Seriously though, I never even THOUGHT about snow and reflections before, but I can tell you this for certain now, I will never live in Alaska, or Minnesota, or anywhere else that will not allow for pitch black darkness at night.

IT'S JUST WRONG.

8 comments:

  1. You should see the snow reflecting off the mountains... The first time I s aw it I thought the Aliens were coming to get me.

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  2. and you're in the valley too. Ugh, adding UT to my list of places to NEVER EVER LIVE.

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  3. Be glad it's not a full frikkin moon! It's like trying to sleep with all the lights on when that happens around me!

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  4. I promise you, we have plenty of snow just two hours southwest of your house. Snow AND ice...oh joy. We could get up to 30" in the next 24 hours.

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  5. It's been snowing for like 2 months straight where I live.

    PS I have black curtains in my bedroom. It's the only way.

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  6. Okay, so I get that you need the pitch. I totally do. But the whole snow reflection only happens maybe once a year. And I. Love. IT.

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  7. I self-sabotage, too.

    That's why it is best I never make goals. Too labor intensive to find all of those ways to destroy my plans.

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  8. My sister in law lives where you do and we've been getting a lot of reports from her. I'm thinking aboutn now, you are absolutely experiencing the snow storm of the century beating down your door? I hope you're still with power, and that all are warm and safe.

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