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April Showers

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Yeah. These are April showers alright.

This storm arrived a little sooner than expected and produced a robust initial burst of snow, which chased me out of work early, in attempt to get well ahead of the inevitable afternoon weather-induced traffic disasters.

For the most part, I succeeded, needing only to slow down for a handful of congested sections, but not any backups that came to a complete stop.

My big day in court for jury duty today was foiled because the case settled at the last minute. That was good, and bad for me. Now I can get in another day of work, except it will need to be from home because the big storm is making the commute inadvisable.

At least I don’t need to try to navigate the scary drive to the courthouse in Ellsworth, either. My jury duty runs until April 30, unless I sit on a case, so a different trial remains an unknown possibility for a couple more weeks.

The short distance to the county courthouse was a drive I was willing to risk, if they hadn’t settled in advance, but the storm also created a threat of postponement that would have complicated my schedule, too.

The possibilities are almost too much for my little brain to comprehend all at once.

I am really looking forward to the arrival of May. It can’t possibly snow in May this year, can it?

And all these April showers will lead to blossoms of May flowers, no?

A guy can dream.

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Written by johnwhays

April 11, 2019 at 6:00 am

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  1. As per usual you would put on your rattled show, but I just loved your opening photo: With company like that nothing is impossible, could it get any better! John, you are so truly blessed!

    Ian Rowcliffe

    April 11, 2019 at 7:33 am

    • I have good company, but we are both about as rattled as ever, currently in the midst of the wildest storm I have ever experienced. Lightning, thunder, snow, sleet, rain, hurricane force wind creating a scary combination. It started to tear the roof off my woodshed and has us worrried about all our structures. An epic adventure, but not one I would choose if given an option.

      johnwhays

      April 11, 2019 at 8:10 am


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