Snowpocalypse 2011

Five and a half inches in the front yard, close to seven in the back as the snow turns to freezing rain and sleet … this is going to get messy, fast.

Interesting note from Zach Klein of WSB on Twitter:

The City of Chicago.. close to 200 snow trucks. The City of Atlanta.. 8 (and we borrowed 3 for this mess) #getwegetsomehelpplease?

As we sat around last night watching the first flakes float by, my wife turned to me and asked, “Do we even own a snow shovel?”

I, the guy who used to spend weeks researching snow tires, who owns three different types of winter boots, almost a dozen pairs of gloves and several pairs of flannel lined pants, calmly, quietly answered … “No.”

From a quick walk outside as the light levels started to rise …