There’s no day like a snow day

5 Mar

snow_woman_352_352x470This morning, at 5:30, I was woken by the call I most dread, the one from my school district with the joyous news that my children will be home with me . . .all day . . .bored . . .and whining.

My daughter bounded up from the breakfast table, into her snow pants and out the door to make snowmen. Yes, they are still called snowmen; snow people just sounds so wrong.

We live one suburban back yard away from a huge barren depression in the landscape retention field where the neighborhood children sled. My daughter started her part of the snowman in our back yard; her friend started the other part in her backyard. The intent was to meet in the field for assembly.

“How’s your snow man?” I asked my daughter on her return.

“Oh, by the time I got to the field, my part was so heavy we couldn’t lift it, so we just left the parts next to each other and made snow boobs.”

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11 Responses to “There’s no day like a snow day”

  1. todadwithlove March 5, 2013 at 4:37 pm #

    That’s the sexiest snow-(wo)man I have ever seen! And I do love those boobs.

    • jmlindy422 March 6, 2013 at 9:07 am #

      She’s special, isn’t she? She’s in (or was) Essex, England. Far too risque for America.

  2. Mary Rayis March 5, 2013 at 7:19 pm #

    No snow day here – just endless shoveling!

    • jmlindy422 March 6, 2013 at 9:08 am #

      I’m sorry! We were here all day with whining and home improvement. I’m so relieved to have my quiet home back. I can’t take all the noise and activity for too long.

  3. philosophermouseofthehedge March 6, 2013 at 8:03 pm #

    My mom was a teacher – and we loved having a day to stay home and not having to pack lunches and rush around in the morning – but days off rarely happen here except for hurricane season or maybe a Jan/Feb sleet or ice storm….with both of those, it was no going outside to have fun.
    This was a really cute snow story ..it sounds like fun from here (but the whining and underfootedness – not so much!)

  4. The Hook March 7, 2013 at 8:09 am #

    Hilarious!

    • jmlindy422 March 7, 2013 at 9:56 am #

      Oh, I would hate a “snow day” without snow! If I’m in the right mood, a snow day can mean frosty kids coming back home to warm cookies, but we’re also having new floors put it, so the house is a dusty chaotic mess. Pop on up for a snow day whenever you like!

      • The Hook March 7, 2013 at 10:00 am #

        Thanks!

    • jmlindy422 March 7, 2013 at 9:57 am #

      Thanks! Since the first boob day, they’ve added a number of other boobs and have named several pairs. They have Jennifer Lawrence, Beyonce and Katie Perry. They have a single boob that I suggested they name Seth McFarlane.

      • The Hook March 7, 2013 at 9:59 am #

        I stand corrected… That was truly hilarious!

  5. mindfulgirl7 March 9, 2013 at 12:06 am #

    That’s awesome!

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