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The traffic guy called out from the radio, "We have a winter weather advisory in place. I recommend getting out of the house early!"
I decided to get out of bed and start the day instead of pressing the snooze bar. Oldest daugter was already up. I shook my youngest daughter awake and told her to watch the clock. I went outside to push 3" of snow off the cars and start the big truck.
The snow was coming down in tiny pellets. As soon as I shoveled a path around the cars, they started filling up again.
When I finally headed for school, I thought I was getting an early start at 8:00, but the cars were lined up on the main road in front of my house. I tried heading the opposite direction, but I couldn't even turn on a side street. I drove 30 minutes out of my way and then 20 minutes the right way.
There is nothing worse than suburban Chicago traffic when it snows.
We should know how to handle driving in this weather, but I think this morning took us by surprise. I know I have stopped watching the weather reports. They are too disheartening. We usually don't have warm temperatures in March, but our season snow total is insane. Even the snow-lovers like me are rebelling!
Here's some hope for temperatures above freezing, snow-free days, and a lot more sunshine. (I'm thankful that we've had a pretty sunny winter!) C'mon spring!