Snowfest 09

December 18, 2009 2 Comments A+ a-

I expect to see snowflakes falling outside of our windows at any moment now. Friends in the surrounding Washington, DC area are reporting snowfall. The local news is
calling for 14-20 inches between tonight and Sunday morning. Wow! And winter doesn't even start until Tuesday!

I am fortunate not to be flying during this weekend's Winter Wonderland. Earlier this afternoon, my airline cancelled most flights through late afternoon tomorrow. Not the best timing for a
storm...the weekend before Christmas!

So, while I am planning to enjoy our freak snowstorm, I am not hoping for ruined holiday plans...and don't forget my top travel tips and also be sure you have your Plan B in place!

And, starting Monday, I'll be flying through the day after Christmas. With all the families and holiday stress piled under our Snowfest '09, I am sure it is going to be an....adventure! I'll take
notes and let you know!

Merry Christmas, y'all.

Edit: Saturday night--airports in DC are closed for the most part, until tomorrow morning. Here's some pictures from the snowstorm:

Our neighbor e-mailed this to me this afternoon--our house from her house, around 2 p.m. Look at the snow on the roof of my car!

The snow against the screen on the sliding glass door on our deck.

I was out playing in the snow with my neighbor, Melody. She pointed behind me and said, "Look! There's an elf!" And look what was there:

Our very own neighborhood elf*!

*He said it was his Halloween costume and he wanted to get his money's worth from it!


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December 20, 2009 at 9:32 AM delete

Okay, the snow is pretty cool and I would love to "play" in it when I get there....BUT I've got to get there and get BACK, so, can you talked to someone about the timing, please?

December 21, 2009 at 11:33 AM delete

Hi there! Nice to see that you are blogging here again. This morning I put up some photos of the first day of winter in St Croix, US Virgin Islands.

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