I know I promised you pictures of the tiny jail, but they will have to wait. Why you ask? Well, as I’ve said before, Mother Nature has once again lost her freakin’ mind!! Yes, I live in Southern Ontario right in the middle of the snowbelt, and getting snowstorms is pretty much a daily occurrence around this time of year, but when you wake up in the middle of the night to a thundersnowstorm, you have to wonder if Mother Nature has taken up drinking or drugs of some sort.
Snow squall after snow squall raced through our region yesterday and into last night. Accumulation wasn’t the issue though because the snow wasn’t that heavy compared to what we often get. However, the winds were crazy, and it made driving treacherous! My hubby has been working at an RV show in Toronto this weekend, driving down in the morning and home late at night, and this morning he called me when they got there safely, commenting that he didn’t know how the highways weren’t closed! And it’s not supposed to get any better tonight. In fact, we may get as much as 10-15 cm today and another 10-15 cm overnight, and to think that we were walking around in running shoes and light jackets last weekend. Daniel, of course, is crossing his fingers for a snow day tomorrow and truthfully so am I LOL!
All last night, the wind howled against the back of our house causing the windows to rattle and the house to moan. At one point, Mike got up and I told him to turn the heat up because I was so afraid the power would go out and leave us with a cold house because we always turn the furnace down when we go to bed. Then, all of a sudden, it started to thunder and lightning!! No, I’m not kidding – bolts of lightning that lit up our bedroom and thunder that made the house shake, and all the while it was still snowing outside. I thought I was dreaming!
This morning I grabbed my camera and ran outside in my housecoat (I sure hope I didn’t scare any of the neighbours when it blew open in the wind) and snapped some pictures to share with you. Can you blame me for staying under a warm blankie on the couch with a good book this afternoon? 🙂