The St. Louis metropolitan area has experienced some of the most talked about weather since the blizzard in 1982. But I'm reminded that one of the funniest memories of this winter snowstorm inevitably comes from seeing me Carrie Bradshaw-gallivant in vintage fur and pajama pants through sleet and snow trying to capture every whimsical moment. In fact, the quote of the night was, "Kinda looks like we're vacationing in Narnia." And it really did.
Watching the steady snowfall seemed to play homage to every Norman Rockwell painting I'd ever seen and the entire thing was starting to feel as if I lived inside a snow globe. It wasn't long until Governor Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency and subsequently activated the Missouri National Guard in preparation of this severe weather. While we were fortunate enough to bypass the remarkable 22" snow approximates, we did, however, see towering snowdrifts, several inches of layered ice, and wind gust so commanding that I'll end up driving to The Home Depot to buy a new mailbox... since mine is now lounging in the frozen driveway.