This is a TDB News Flash. I'm your stunned doggie reporter Chester L. W. Spaniel.
Ghostwriter showed us some pictures of the roads yesterday. I thought I'd seen just about everything that had to do with snow this winter, but apparently I was wrong. Look at these big, giant snow banks along the side of the road. They're smoking!
What's more, our icicles, that were once long and mighty, are shrinking. Not melting, but shrinking!
Here's how these same icicles looked a week ago:
I was relieved to find out that the smoking snow wasn't actually smoking. The high wind was picking loose flakes up and blowing them around. And the icicles were literally evaporating. For you science geeks out there, this is called sublimation.
I took a look at the weather forecasts. It's supposed to get warm by Monday. Oh no! I'm not ready to lose all my wonderful snow yet! I'd better get out there and do some more snow shnoodling!
|Psst. Joseph (Joey dog) Spaniel here.|
You know for a supposedly observant news reporter, my fustian colleague misses a lot. While he was shnoodling around in the snow, I was sitting patiently, and waiting for the yum yum treat that is required according to the Yum Yum Coalition Guide Book for doggies who plod through the cold snow for the purpose of photographs.
|Yum yum? Did you say yum yum?|
To conclude today's report, here is what I saw when I looked out the window a few minutes ago: