It's gotten a little cold down here in Georgia. The thermometer says it's a balmy 27 degrees Fahrenheit - perfect weather for snow.
The kids around here are very excited about the prospect of having big fluffy flakes falling from the sky. So excited, in fact, that they had to do a little dance.
I had gone to the bus stop to pick up my son after school, and found a very interesting sight. Seven kids were in the middle of the street, jumping up and down, waving their hands, and shouting who-only-knows what.
"Okay, kids," I said. "First of all, you need to get out of the street. I don't want any of you ending up as pancakes! Second, what in the world are you doing?"
"The snow dance!" one kid said.
"The snow dance?"
"Yeah! It's going to make it snow. Guaranteed!"
I nodded. "Okay. We'll see how that works."
So here we are, almost 24 hours later, and still no snow. I think they'd better work on their technique. (Or maybe just try flushing ice cubes down the toilet, like we did in Ohio. It worked every time!)
I have heard of Rain Dance, but first time I am hearing about Snow Dance :)ReplyDelete
I hear they got a lot of snow in Ohio. Maybe the effects of the dance were felt in Ohio, because that's where we're originally from.Delete
Flushing ice down the commode - that's new! We're cold here, but not enough for snow.ReplyDelete
The teachers in Ohio always told the kids to do that, and it worked every time!Delete
For the first time in 30 years, I am just hearing about winter instead of experiencing it!ReplyDelete
It's kind of weird seeing all the pictures from my friends on Facebook of the snow in Ohio, and having nothing here.Delete
Maybe it's just a little delayed!! I wish for some snow for y'all :)ReplyDelete
Thanks, y'all! ;0)Delete
We have a layer of snow today and it's not melting...in Buffalo, NY.ReplyDelete
I think you're going to get a lot of snow up there!Delete
I can't make it snow,but I can sure make it rain! Every time I wash my windows it starts raining! I've once used it to make rain during a draught season.... seriously!ReplyDelete
Snow dance!..Snow is lovely when it falls.. yippee.. then it turns cold and slippery and dirty.. hmm not so nice. Need a dance to help clear it when it gets like that!ReplyDelete
I hear you. A Melt-the-Snow dance would be a good thing for Northerners!Delete
27 degrees, for us, would be a heat wave. Our temps been hanging around the zero mark.ReplyDelete
You're kids are rather creative.ReplyDelete
Yes, they are!Delete
Worth a tryReplyDelete
It was. But we still don't have snow here.Delete
Here in Knoxville, it's a nippy but clear day. I also had roots in NE Ohio, so I've had my share o' snow already - but keep dancin' if it makes you happy, little person!ReplyDelete
I like snow. Except when I have to drive in it!Delete
If they do the snow dance outside your house, maybe you could orchestrate the appearance of some artificial snow.ReplyDelete
There's an idea!Delete
The snow dance...I remember doing something like that when I was little, living in Florida, and hoping for snow. ;)ReplyDelete
Did you get any?Delete
Ah, the miracle of childhood... snow is still magic. Alas, a snow dance is not.ReplyDelete
Apparently you're right about the snow dance.Delete
I like that kind of dance, it keeps the snow awayReplyDelete
Haha! Yeah, a reverse affect in the south!Delete
I think there must have been more people dancing in Alabama because my mom said that it snowed there, but wasn't predicted!ReplyDelete
Yep. I'm sure somebody did the snow dance there!Delete
Snow dance would be a real chill.ReplyDelete
Haha! Definitely something fun to do!Delete
I don't know what they did in Michigan, but my in-laws had snow last week.ReplyDelete
There's a lot of snow in Ohio, too.Delete
It was -10 a few days ago. I'd give my left arm for 27. :(ReplyDelete
Their snow dance worked, alright, and we got all of it!
I don't blame them for wanting snow days, but there are days off coming real soon. :)ReplyDelete
I suspect we'll get a snow day or two before the winter is over.Delete
We had sleet and snow this morning and they didn't even call off school. I was shocked. Of course, it was all gone about 30 minutes later, but we briefly had a blanket of snow on the roads. This is the first time I've heard of snow buses going in snow in years...so I'm not sure what made them do that!ReplyDelete
Maybe they knew it was going to melt.Delete
I got snow for ya. Stopping here from Pat's alien way of getting us here. LOLReplyDelete
I guess they were doing their version of the ancient rain dance..unfortunately we were hit here with a lot of snow. I cameReplyDelete
to visit from Pat's place.