Tuesday, October 17, 2006


It's currently snowing outside. Hard. It's not cold enough for it to stick, so most of it's melting as it hits the ground. There's only a light dusting for now. But still... It's mid October.

When I lived in the South Carolina upstate, we probably got snow on average about once a year. Some years we didn't get any, and others we might get it twice. That made it mostly an occasion to get out of school and have some fun, since the whole area would shut down at the slightest hint of snow. But it would never happen before January.

When I lived in Charleston, it simply didn't snow at all. In the nearly 12 years I was there, I can recall it snowing exactly once. It produced a light dusting where you could still see the green of the grass blades poking through, and it was gone by the next day. And it still made everyone freak out.