In other news... those of us in the Houston area are bracing for 1-5 inches (INCHES!!!) of snow between noon today and noon tomorrow. I know for a lot of my friends up north... this isn't a big deal... but let me put this in perspective for you. In Houston, we deal with hurricanes, flooding, and 110+ degree temps in the summer... but the last time we've had any sort of MAJOR winter event was 1997.
We've had a snow flurry or two in the last couple of years... but nothing that shut down the city like this is. I remember the storm in 1997, very well. It was my second semester of college and I was transferring home from the University of Alabama... so I had just moved to College Station, TX - it literally was my second day there and my little Honda Civic was completely frozen to the ground... doors frozen shut... and no one was going anywhere. So I spent my first few days there stuck in my apartment not knowing anyone.
So this time - we're bracing for even worse... and it might even stick - which would be a little fun to see. I know that the area kids are excited - and schools are already closing and planning their early releases. It'll be the boys first snow - so I hope to be able to get them out for a minute to get a photo... but of course they won't be out long because God knows - I can't afford for anyone to get sick! Be sure though - if anything here turns white... I'll be documenting with the camera and will bring you updates.
No worries though - I have the essentials... formula, baby food, diapers, wipes, bottled water, dog food, hamburger helper, cokes, and other snacks! HAHAHA!
The airport here is shutting down operations at 3PM today... and we don't know what that means for John getting home from Memphis - but either way - he'll be here sometime soon. If they go ahead and cancel his flight - he's hopping in the car and driving home... so we'll see. He'll be here sometime within the next 24 hours.
Lastly for today... I have to leave you with this video. This song sums up my crazy life right now soooooo well... and it's just one of those songs that makes me smile. It's so happy and fun! I find myself tapping my foot and dancing around when I hear it... so hopefully it'll bring a little bit of sunshine to your day.