Well, it's finally hitting Michigan. To my friends in the South and East, I now feel your pain!
It's pretty -- really it is.
And it also is a good time to snug in, work from home -- and get in a little art, too!
The storm itself -- not so bad. In the end, it was eleven-and-a-half inches. about what was predicted. It was certainly snowing sideways and mighty cold, but I almost expected more.
While it looks fairly "drifty" today, it mostly looks pretty -- at least from inside, which was where I stayed put!
In a move not done in 27 years, I believe, MSU closed the university. I had packed up bunches of work to take home and as I left, we got the word, heard we wouldn't need to take vacation for being off. I still took it. And it's still in my book bag!
Yes -- that was what I did most of the day -- make Valentines!
The shop where I sell them asked if I could bring some over tomorrow, so after the glue dries, I'll bag them up and stop by at lunch.
Here are a few. I tried to keep them really simple and not over-embellish.
It was such fun to have an unexpected day. I did a couple of homely tasks that had been hanging over my head, snuggled with an orange furboy and in a few minutes will heat up some wonderful pot pie.
I'll write about that later! Meanwhile, I have a couple of recent posts on Chopsticks and String, including the just-up "Knit the Season" by "Friday Night Knitting Club" author Kate Jacobs and Julie Andrews' "Home."
Hopefully, wherever you are, if it's cold and snowy, I hope you're warm and toasty -- unless you're like Rick and salivating to ski!
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