Search this site
Other stuff

All banner artwork by Brady Johnson, college student and (semi-) starving artist.

My latest books:

   

        Available now

       Available Now

Available now 

My book Machines are the easy part; people are the hard part is now available as a free download at Lulu.

 The Blue Skunk Page on Facebook

 

EdTech Update

 Teach.com

 

 

 

« Big C and little c creativity | Main | Practice productive procrastination »
Wednesday
Feb122014

Snow Day: for my friends in the South and East

Be grateful for your snow days... This post is from a few years ago. We in MN are having school for the rest of the week it looks like.

snowday.jpg

The Mankato Area Public Schools are closed today on account of snow.  You have to work in schools and live in the northern parts of the United States to understand the real meaning of "snow day." 

  • It is God giving you an additional day of life.
  • It is looking out the window and seeing beauty in the snow and wind rather than work.
  • It is getting to that movie, that book, or that task that would have eaten up a weekend - guilt free.
  • It is digging out and fixing a favorite soup recipe that takes too long to make on most days.
  • It is not being jealous of your colleagues'  weather in the South - for at least one day.
  • It is remembering the delight of having a snow day when you were a kid.
  • And the best thing - it is not setting the alarm knowing tomorrow will be a snow day as well. 

Do I sound insufferably smug and happy? Good. I am. 

EmailEmail Article to Friend

Reader Comments (1)

Snow days are so beautiful!

August 14, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterJess

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Post:
 
Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>