i. of course, i was skeptical. these things are overblown fairly often, you know? well.
1967. 1979. 1999. 2011. (and the third snowiest on record!)
ii. “visibilities are so poor in open areas that motorists could become disoriented and unable to even see beyond the hood of their cars.”
…they weren’t kidding.
iii. we fall asleep late, as usual, as the wind whips wildly through the trees and the snow blows everywhere, settling on roofs and driveways and back yards in huge, drifting piles. we dream, suspended in quiet warmth.