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It might be April, but you don't have to be a fool


Ice Storms, Seventh Graders and Other Forces of Nature

It's been over a month since my last blog post, so the people pleaser in me thinks I should apologize. But I won't.

You see, the last month has been a crazy whirlwind in the Wilson household. Old Man Winter stalked me from West Virginia all the way back to North Carolina. We've had a history-making winter in the worst possible way. We have experienced several systems that dropped significant (in North Carolina, we measure "significant" differently than the Northerners. Give us a break.... the North Carolinians don't even know what cinders are and they only have a handful of trucks to spread the brine or sand.) In short, there were many days when it was honestly too bad to send buses full of students out on the roads. When the big ice storm hit, Jeremy and I were lucky that all we had to do was clean up a couple tons of wood from our yard. We had no damage to the house and our electricity never went out. Our cable went out for several days, we procured and lea…