Even when Floyd and I didn't work from home, our response to foul weather has been to simply hole up and wait out the storm. Particularly during "Arctic Blast 2008," the worst winter storm to hit the northwest in forty years. Check out the frozen snowdrift hanging off my roof:
But when the call came from NPR to do another commentary, we decided it was worth it to risk life, limb and property to serve the radio-listening public. Not to mention my overweening ambition.
Which meant coping with six inches of snow, covered with a quarter inch of ice, layered with yet another six inches of snow.
Braving the roads made us both feel intrepid. And just a little reckless. Particularly when we nearly slid off the road into a fence.
You can listen to the result of my toil here. Please click "recommend" if you like it. Or just like me.