Wednesday morning we got hit by that snow/ice storm that crippled Arkansas and Kentucky. But for those of us not working at a school district it was just another day. A really slippery yucky icy day.
The first thing I did when I got up in the morning was call in to find out if we had a delay. This made it a little easier to get out of bed, knowing that if we did get a delay I could go back to bed.
Sadly, there was no delay. So I showered and got ready for work and when I went out the front door I stepped into the ice-encrusted snow and said aloud, "I can't believe we didn't have a delay."
Then I got started my car, brushed it off (actually it was more like knocking off chunks of ice) and got in. The whole way to work I never drove more than 30 mph. And I rarely got above 20. On the radio I heard that ALL the schools had closed and they listed off many businesses (plus the Navy Depot) that were delayed. The whole way to work, I mumbled to myself, "I can't believe we didn't get a delay."
Then I got to work and the parking lot looked like this: