Maybe the same person who thought it would be a good idea to have Williams and Lisa Hughes anchor the news while standing outside in the station parking lot. Williams, being a man's man, of course, just stood there without a hat. They finally got him back inside, and by the looks of things just in time - his face was bright red.
My son and I did a bunch of work this morning getting ready for the storm and decided we'd go to the Groveland Diner for lunch before things got ridiculously bad. At the diner, I kid you not.... they are selling Blizzard Survival Kits for $6.99. A loaf of bread, a dozen eggs, and a half gallon of milk. And people were buying them! It... Read more
Potential penalties of up to a year in jail and a fine of $500. Emergency workers and certain other critical workers - fuel-oil, plow, hospital, utility workers - are exempted. So are reporters.
Channel 7's Nancy Chen just checked in from a hill in Worcester. Drink! Then she bent down and picked up some snow to make a snowball. But, darn, the snow was so dry, it just disintegrated. So we'll rate than a half drink.
NASA's posted this satellite photo of the two storms combining to give us the MegaKillerDeathStorm. See it larger.
And e-mail me, and I'll post here, natch.
The Boston Eruv, which maintains a series of markers and boundaries that give observant Jews a way to move things about in public on the Sabbath, should be considered inoperable because of the storm.
Gov. Patrick's holding off on shutting roads, though.
Until the roof caves in from the weight of all the snow and the power goes out, of course we're going to be watching the non-stop blizzard coverage on local channels tomorrow. To keep from getting bored, let's come up with rules for the drinking game. Here's a start at some rules; what are yours?
Whenever somebody mentions the Blizzard of '78, take a drink.... Read more
Matt Karolian demonstrates a good use of Foursquare.