11:58 – Leave for post office to send sister’s birthday present
11:59 – SNOWING!
12:05 – SNOWING VERY VERY HARD! Already accumulating!
12:10 – Have they salted the roads? Everything is sticking an awful lot.
12:15 – Arrive at post office
12:19 – Leave post office. Holy Shit! It is snowing really hard.
12:22 – Pull up at traffic light. Only going 15 miles an hour. Apply brakes. Brakes do nothing. *skid skid skid SKID SKID SKID* SHIT SHIT SHIT! *CRASH!!!*
12:23 – Very lovely old lady is super nice. There is no damage, so we go our seperate ways. I am shaking. A lot.
12:25 – Continue SLOWLY on my
horrified, shaking merry way.
12:30 – No longer able to see the boundaries of the road. Drive slower.
12:40 – Big truck turns into the road going the opposite direction. Skids INTO MY LANE. I apply brakes (slowly!) and start to skid. Car behind me starts to skid. TURN INTO SKID! TURN INTO SKID! Manage to re-gain a modicum of control to keep me from smashing into telephone pole. Somehow all three cars avoid hitting each other. Is a miracle.
12:58 – Finally manage to get home. Relatively unharmed but suddenly HATING snow and terrified of the outside world.
1:01 – Officially become shut-in. Write this post.