Day two of the siege. Yep, it's still too cold to go to school, but things are looking up. The forecast is calling for a high temperature of 5 degrees ABOVE zero, with windchills ONLY down to minus 25 or so. Whoo, turn on the AC!
Strangely, there's not a whole lot of snow around. Sort of a too-cold-to-snow storm. I ventured out last night to get a few groceries. About froze my face off walking through the parking lot. It was strangely painful, unlike any cold face I've experienced before. I can only imagine the pleasant expression that must have accompanied the experience.
And I did get caught up on a fair amount of my domestic aspirations too, but there's always more where those came from. I managed to scratch a few sketches in the sketchbook too, including this one.
Well.... toldya it was cold!
The "maintenance req'd" light came on in our little beater Honda Civic last night during my grocery run. I'd like to get it into the shop today, but am waiting for the temperature to go up. Magnum normally uses that car to drive to work, but he took the "good car" - the 12-year-old Subaru - instead.
I'm reminded of my love/hate relationship with cars. Great to have when you need them, and I do tend to "befriend" them, perceiving their different personalities and such, but they can be a pain to maintain as they get older.
My mom is still convalescing in the hospital, and I may be driving her home when she does eventually get discharged, a round trip of about 300 miles. Which crap car to use?
I actually think the Subaru's in pretty good shape. It does have over 100K miles on it, but it's been a good car and I'd by another. It's just that I don't want anything to crap out while I'm driving my elderly mother.
I guess I'll burn that bridge when I get there.