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“A snow day literally and figuratively falls from the sky, unbidden, and seems like a thing of wonder.” –Susan Orlean

   On top of the world, a snow day is as common as the cold.

“The Eskimos had fifty-two names for snow because it was important to them: there ought to be as many for love.” Margaret Atwood 

We all should be so lucky!

“With luck, it might even snow for us.” –Haruki Murakami

But living in an ice palace is not a must.

“Genius is an African who dreams up snow.” Vladimir Nabokov 

Everyone wakes up on a blanket of down.

“There are as many pillows of illusion as flakes in a snow storm. We wake from one dream into another dream.” Ralph Waldo Emerson 

A snow day springs the dreams of little angels from overheated schoolrooms.

“Snow provokes responses that reach right back to childhood.” –Andy Goldsworthy

But it isn’t only children that make snow angels.

“Every time it starts to snow, I would like to have sex.” –Mary Ruefle Like dreams, art, and poems, a snow day can be so cool it is hot.

You are ice and fire, The touch of you burns my hands like snow.” Amy Lowell 




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