It finally happened! We got to miss out on a blizzard by living in Florida!
Even though we didn't actually experience any snow, I think that we were all in the state of mind of having a snow day anyway. We ran out of milk? My mom said we could go to the store when the snow stopped. I went in the backyard to walk my dog (in slippers and pajama pants, mind you), and I mentioned how it smelled like snow. We were all out of our comfort zone a little, I think.
We did spend the day looking at pictures on Facebook that friends and family had posted of the blizzard. We thought it was so funny to see the pattern that the storm had taken. One half of a town was covered in snow, while the other half had barely gotten any flurries. It was very strange, but we loved looking at the pictures of everyone enjoying the magic of newly fallen snow.
We also spent some of the day enjoying the karaoke machine that we found the other day. We've been here for six months and we keep finding belongings that had been misplaced in the move. I sang a bit while my mom had a dance party with my little sisters. The middle kids had no interest in joining in, unfortunately, as they were too distracted by electronics, but what can you do? At least everyone enjoyed our non-snow day.
It was definitely weird to think about the fact that we were so far away from the blizzard. Are we ever going to see snow again? I mean, we moved to Florida because we couldn't bear the extremely cold New York winters anymore. Why would we go back again during the time of year when it would snow? Of course we don't know what the future holds, but it's strange to think that we won't ever have a snow day again.
I hope that everyone who is still up north made it through the snow day okay... Be careful out there!
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