Not a lot of them. Nothing to really get much coverage, and it didn't look like they were going to invite many friends, but still, I draw the line at riding my bicycle to school in snow. Especially since it's sort of the first snow, and drivers get a little weird about it. As much as I try to avoid it, I do ride a portion of the way in traffic.
I decided to give it the eyeglass test. "If I can tell it's snowing when I take my glasses off", I decided, "no bike". So I took off my glasses and looked out the window.
No more snowflakes.
Then I looked at my fish aquarium and noticed that I can't see my freaking bubble curtain without my glasses either. Maybe I should devise another test?
|Eh... not today.|
It seems a bit early. We typically don't get snow or cold-enough-to-snow until about Halloween or a little later. The last time we had a wintry October was just a few years ago. That winter ended up with record snow amounts and so many snowdays for the schools that the kids had to tack on extra to the end of the year.
Snowdays kind of lost their luster after that.
I've gone through the clothes and swapped out short sleeves for long. We put the heavy blanket on the bed. I cleaned and prepped the swamp cooler for hibernation. And tonight, a celebratory dinner: