April Fools Blizzard” likely conjures up some challenging memories. Overnight from March 31 to April 1, 1996, an intense storm clobbered us with wet, damaging snow. Major highways were closed resulting in thousands of stranded travelers. The weight and volume of precipitation downed power lines and decapitated trees. In our case, it took an entire day to shovel the almost three feet of slop.If you lived in New England 15 years ago, the phrase “
So this year's little dollop which came overnight and is now falling off limbs in massive blobs, splotching the road underneath, is nothing more than a faint echo. It’s an ugly day here. But all across the Eastern Seaboard, I’m guessing folks are sighing in relief.
For those who are still waiting, like me, here's wishing you warm spring days ahead. Happy Friday.