Still snowed in

It snowed all day Wednesday–giving us another 10 inches or more on top of the 30 inches on the ground from the weekend–and the wind blew and blew. The National Weather Service warned us not to go outside, lest we become disoriented and get lost in the snow. It got so bad that at one point the road crews were called in, out of both danger and futility. The snow stopped in the late afternoon, but conditions are still terrible and the wind is still blowing. My school has declared a second snow day in a row, something I don’t ever recall happening, even when I lived in Wisconsin. This was the most snow the D.C. area has had in a century. And now the digging.

About Gene Veith

Professor of Literature at Patrick Henry College, the Director of the Cranach Institute at Concordia Theological Seminary, a columnist for World Magazine and TableTalk, and the author of 18 books on different facets of Christianity & Culture.

  • http://RoseFremer@yahoo.com Rose

    Take it easy with the shoveling, my friend. There’s no great snow expected for the next week. Your landscape shows the power of “Though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow.”

  • http://RoseFremer@yahoo.com Rose

    Take it easy with the shoveling, my friend. There’s no great snow expected for the next week. Your landscape shows the power of “Though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow.”

  • http://RoseFremer@yahoo.com Rose

    “Solzhenitzyn describes how as he traveled across the Rusian countryside his landmarks along the way were the steeples of village churches–churches that were locked and empty.”–from the book jacket of The Miracle of St Nicholas (Church). This is a wonderful children’s book illustrated in a pastel-iconography style.

  • http://RoseFremer@yahoo.com Rose

    “Solzhenitzyn describes how as he traveled across the Rusian countryside his landmarks along the way were the steeples of village churches–churches that were locked and empty.”–from the book jacket of The Miracle of St Nicholas (Church). This is a wonderful children’s book illustrated in a pastel-iconography style.

  • Bryan Lindemood

    Its finally snowing in SLC again today!

  • Bryan Lindemood

    Its finally snowing in SLC again today!

  • DonS

    Yes, there is no hurry to shovel when the roads aren’t even plowed. Enjoy the forced respite from an otherwise hectic life. It is a blessing, really. We Americans don’t know how to balance work and rest, so sometimes God has to remind us that our schedules aren’t all that urgent after all.

  • DonS

    Yes, there is no hurry to shovel when the roads aren’t even plowed. Enjoy the forced respite from an otherwise hectic life. It is a blessing, really. We Americans don’t know how to balance work and rest, so sometimes God has to remind us that our schedules aren’t all that urgent after all.

  • Bryan Lindemood

    …but what a wimpy storm it was. You’re so lucky Dr. Veith!

  • Bryan Lindemood

    …but what a wimpy storm it was. You’re so lucky Dr. Veith!

  • Rev. Joseph Eggleston

    In Frederick, MD, they’ve declared a local emergency regarding the road conditions. The plows aren’t even close to having things cleared, so the mayor has asked people to just stay home. Relief, indeed!

  • Rev. Joseph Eggleston

    In Frederick, MD, they’ve declared a local emergency regarding the road conditions. The plows aren’t even close to having things cleared, so the mayor has asked people to just stay home. Relief, indeed!


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