On the first of February, we started a stretch of winter storm after winter storm, blizzard after blizzard. […]
Word of the Week
Drag: (drag) verb. 1. Pulling people around in a sled behind an ATV or sno-go. Recreation activity. See also, extreme sledding
Side note: When I first saw students “go drag”, I was reminded of my own childhood. We’d wait all winter for some good snow, then pull each other around by whatever vehicle could maneuver the snow, ice, or slush. It became a game. To win as a driver, you must knock the rider off in record time (making them bail by trying to ram them into objects was fair game). To win as the rider, you must hold on…even if it is only by your fingertips and you are being dragged across the ice.
Living in a snow globe world, fluffy spring snow in warm weather!
After I scolded handfuls of students, day after day, for climbing over my roof…I figured they were on […]
When weather prevents you from starting Spring Break away on the day you had planned…
Lesson 1: Always buy a shovel.
Snow days? Never heard of ’em.
My first big arctic blizzard experience!