Good-bye, tennis shoes.
Hello, you butt-load of snow. We now return to regularly scheduled programming: Winter.
We've had ourselves a bit of weather the last couple of days in Bermtopia and are now the proud owners of about 10 inches of snow on the ground. My dream come true.
For the last week or so, the local weather whizzes had been intoning about a string of "potent" storms heading our way, with the Big Kahuna slated for Wednesday. The Big K was more like Little K, but his Evil Twin Brother arrived Thursday with a vengeance.
Friday morning kicked off with a 5 a.m. wake-up call from my boss. The colleges were closing. Thirty minutes of website notifications -- and a couple cups of coffee -- later, Ben and I hit the unplowed streets. Pure joy.
|You do NOT want to tangle with this.|
Finally, Ben turned, looked at me and silently asked the $64,000 question, the question that haunts the hearts and minds of thousands of Bermtopians following a winter snowfall, the question, which in Ben's case, remained unanswered for the last 24 hours: