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snow storm
February 10, 2010, 2:15 pm
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Well it just continues. School cancelled again. Three days?! Strange. Not a lot of new snow today, maybe 4 inches. But this morning we woke up to strange lights out on the road–just sitting there. Someone was stuck in the same place that we, and the snowplow have been stuck. Who was this now? Dunno. We had many hypotheses. We can’t actually see much of the road from our house. I walked the goats down to take a look and saw a little pickup truck winching a big american car (who would have attempted to bring that kind of car down?) along the road. It’s a funny time. As long as we have power–it’ll be a funny time.

Anyhoo one more moderately funny story for the memory books–watching the local news last night and the guy is reading a list of vehicles banned from the Turnpike… it went something like this:

Included are Class 9 vehicles (overweight and over-dimensional trucks), large combination vehicles (tandem trailers and doubles), tractors hauling empty trailers, trailers pulled by passenger vehicles, motorcycles…and here the guy becomes aware of what he’s mindlessly reading from the card–“motorcycles?” he says. Motorcycles? Who in their right mind is out riding their motorcycle in this weather?!

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