Day: January 18, 2018

Ice, Ice, and a Little More Ice


It arrived. The cold front and storm. It closed just about everything. Roads. Businesses. Schools. Bars. In New Orleans, that’s a disaster. It closed the interstate highway system to the point that if you drove around barriers because you thought you are smarter than anyone else you could be arrested. The state declared a disaster. We can get Federal funds for two days of ice. And, it was cold. Very cold. Bone numbing cold. Today. Not so much. It’s cold. But, not very cold. It’s icy. But, a lot has dried up. I actually took the all-seeing dog for a pretty good walk. Unfortunately, she found the black ice. She’d slip and slide. But, most of it was around a foot long. So, she didn’t slide much. I kept trying to lead her away from it. But, she’s stubborn. I imagine that by the end of daylight today most ice will be long gone. The cold air will last another day. We’ll get back to more normal winter weather. The pictures. You are seeing what …