Although I suspect it's not because of the actual weather conditions, but more likely because most everybody called off.
our next door neighbor took pity on us with our puny little shovels and came over with his snowblower. We must start a Xmess card list solely so we can add him to it.
Although, predictable, something in my back did go "twang!" whilst sweeping off the back step so the dog could go outside and not disappear into a snowdrift.
And part of my Apple order has shipped, but not the big shiny "machine that goes *PING*" part. It is, however, the AppleCare stuff for the the "machine that goes *PING*" part as well as for my iPod.