snow days

When 23-year-old Richard Tam opened his Chinatown shop 10Below last year, it quickly drew three-hour lines of eager customers. This was despite no real marketing on the part of Tam and his business partners, who were first-time restaurateurs.
After the historic storm that just hit the DC, Maryland, and Virginia areas, I don't EVER want to see not even a snowflake, in life! As a matter a fact, being trapped in the house with a preschooler for five days straight might be worse than the aftermath of the snowstorm. Just kidding!
When you're snowed in with nowhere to go, you might as well stay busy in the kitchen. From cozy beef stew to boozy apple cider, these recipes will warm you up -- especially after you finish shoveling that driveway.
The twinkling magic of Christmas is over, but winter still has some magic up its sleeve -- in the form of fluffy, white snow. As much as ice-covered roads and plowed-in driveways can be big nuisances, don't forget the excitement and beauty that the first big snowfall brings.
Unofficial days off affect more than just the student staying at home. School closings for snow "have no effect at all on
Grant me patience, Lord, but hurry. I recited these words like a mantra on our recent snow day, the second school cancellation in a week. Blindsided by the blizzard, everyone trapped at home again, I steeled myself for the hours ahead.
Parents looking for a straighter answer on snow days may have more luck on Boughton's Facebook page, which is considerably
According to the Freestore Foodbank, about 100,000 children in the communities it serves in Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana don’t
We all know what happens to kids in this situation -- Yippee! Snow days! But what about the grown-ups who are supposed to be working? What's their fate? As is so often the case, it depends quite a bit on the type of work they do.
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As a kid, I can remember the excitement when it started to stick, hoping and hoping that the ground would be white when I woke up and school would be out the next day.
While snow days are a welcome event for kids, they wreak havoc for working parents as they try to meet the competing demands of work and family. Obviously, we remain powerless to alter acts of nature, but there are things employers can do to diminish the challenges inherent in such events.
Webster school's superintendent Carmen Gumina, who won the Disney Teacher Award for High School Sciences in 1999, had fun sharing the news of a snow day with his 9,000 students via a video of himself trail running in the snow.
Snowstorms unquestionably create a massive hassle for many -- the entire region grinding to a halt can have real ramifications
However, once a beautiful bout of snow is added to this wintry mix, we often find our feelings of bitterness transform into
This winter has been brutal. I'm not talking about the freezing-your-buns-off, slipping-and-sliding-on-the-sidewalks, snow-up-to-your-armpits kind of brutal. I'm referring to enduring repeated school cancellations due to cold air and slippery streets.
Unless you’re lucky enough to live in Hawaii, the past week has probably brought you some mixture of freezing temperatures
I think even the most rabid anti-science, anti-evolution, anti-global-warming American would have to agree that we've been experiencing some pretty dramatic weather. This winter, storms seem to sweep through swaths of the country, dropping feet of snow along with freezing rain and sleet. Nasty stuff.