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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.


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. 

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Snow days are so beautiful!

August 14, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterJess

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