Conway public schools are closed again tomorrow -- which I expected, given that the roads were snowpack and icy slush after a sunny day with air temperatures right at freezing, and that the forecast is for another hard freeze tonight. The university is closed, too, for the third day in a row -- which I didn't expect, given that by midday tomorrow conditions should be much better, with a forecast high near 40.
Since we'll be sailing into the weekend without stopping to, y'know, actually go to work, here are a few more pictures of our 7" snowfall, this time with a brilliant blue sky and bright sun as backdrop.
Best snow toy for our kids: a ruler to measure depth on various surfaces.
My camera refused to capture the glistening twinkle of the sun on the snow's crystalline surface. So I settled for attempts to capture the magical etching of shadow from the bare tree limbs.
Sometimes sharp and exacting ...
... on closer inspection, blurring like charcoal.
A yucca plant becomes a porcupine caught in mid-hibernation.
The roads are still coated with white, but the blue sky is a harbinger of change.
As is this ice-ball that started leaking water on Cady Gray's boots only moments after she'd formed it.