The weather here has been incredibly disgusting this week. To make it better, everyone has come down with a nasty cold that just won’t quit. The boys have been home sick and it’s been tough to keep everyone’s spirits up under wet, dreary skies. We’ve been making a lot of soup and I even made meatballs with mashed potatoes and gravy, which is a totally uncharacteristic dish for me to make, but was so bone-stickingly yummy.
Today, I noticed some heavy, fat snowflakes mixed in with the big rain pellets coming down. Sure enough, it was kind of snowing… and kind of raining. Snaining. Not enough snow to impress me too much, but Mighty was beyond excited about the mixed precipitation. He stood in the post office parking lot with his tongue out to catch the random falling flakes. I had to pause and watch the thrill in his face. So delightful! Nearly made me appreciate the slush for a minute. It always amazes me how my kids can brighten my attitude with such a simple gesture.
Oh boy. We’re losing daylight fast and the forecast ahead calls for lots more snain. If only the temps would drop about 10-15 degrees, then I’d have something to write home about… Though they say that the snowfall is going to be monumental this year. I guess I shouldn’t start wishing so early.
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