The promised ice storm arrived during the wee hours and so I have been here all day and will remain so unless it gets significantly warmer (which it won't tonight) so I can run off to see my boy in rehab. I was talking to him on the yelly-o-fone and he understands of course (he has a TV in his room) that the liklihood of being there this evening is distant. Maybe tomorrow.
I would rather snow..anything than ice. Hate ice. It has traveled upward to 33 degrees here where I am. There is a pocket of colder air right over the valley and so when the rain makes its way from the West toward here, it falls as freezing rain still. Sigh.
At noon thirty I went out cautiously to get the morning paper which was coated in an ice jacket. I took the camera in case I did NOT fall and remained upright so as to take a couple of hasty pics. Here they is: