Tuesday, November 25, 2014

snow grateful


(written from notes in my planner last Wednesday, after a day of steady snow)

To have a steady wintry snow like this in mid-November, I am grateful...

...that I honored my instinct to stop for gas on Tuesday night, when I didn't quite need to, so that I could drive straight home from work on this night.

...that I have a simple commute almost entirely on main roads that are kept clear by the public services and the regular traffic.

...that I was able to park safely in my covered parking space using my rudimentary snow-driving skills, even though the parking lot itself had not been cleared.

If all of my winter travel this year can be so straightforward, I will consider myself fortunate.

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