Local schools have declared a day off today. Snow flakes have just begun to fall here on Sunrise Ridge, main roads have been treated, right now, things do not look bad…

The forecast for today, accumulaating snow one to three inches. I know, many of you live in places where you are shaking your head, wondering “Why are they doing that?”

Here in the haven of narrow twisty dirt roads, it is not such an odd decision. The idea of a bus sliding off the road and endangering students, bus drivers or other travelers is foremost in the making it. It might be ‘fine’ now, but could be dangerous later in the day.

I know from experience, this , in New England and some other places wouldn’t warrant such a thing as closing schools.  Here it does.