#Snowzilla, Day One

You may have heard… it’s snowing in Washington, D.C., more than it has snowed since Snowmageddon in 2010. And, if the forecasts are correct, possibly more than ever before, even the famous (and tragic) Knickerbocker storm of 1928.

There has been some dissent over what to name this storm, because in the Age of the Hashtag, all storms must have a name. The Weather Channel seems to have settled on a hurricane style, human name approach to winter storms, dubbing this one Jonas.

But our local weather gurus, the Washington Post’s Capital Weather Gang, knew that to be lame and solicited other options, settling on #Snowzilla, thanks to this graphic:

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What’s the Plan? 

On New Year’s Eve afternoon, I got a text message from my friend Jenna that I haven’t yet answered:

text from Jenna

I didn’t reply, because my answer is… I don’t know.

As anyone who has followed this blog for any length of time — which at this point I know is pretty much down to my mom, sister, cousins, and maybe a few friends — has undoubtedly noticed, I haven’t exactly been the most prolific writer in the past couple of years. I’ve been so bad, in fact, that I’ve been teetering on the edge of pulling the plug altogether for quite some time now. Every time a bill comes in for my domain registration or WordPress upgrades, I ask myself, “Why am I still paying money for this little piece of internet I’m not even using?” Continue reading