#1: From the local news: School is CLOSED.
#2: From your youngest child (with the cute, can’t-say-no-to voice): Mom can you pleeeease help me build a snowman?
#3: From your 7 year old son: Cool….I just ate yellow snow!
#4: From your 11 year old daughter: These snow boots from last year don’t fit. And I can’t find my winter hat. Or scarf. Or gloves.
#5: From all the kids, every time they are all bundled and take their first leap into the snow: Mom, I have to pee.
#6: From your husband: The snow blower is out of gas. Sweetie, can you help me shovel?
#7: From the weatherman: Tomorrow’s forecast – MORE SNOW!
#8: From (any) relatives: Our flight was cancelled. Can we stay with you for a few days?
#9: From yourself: Oh great….we are out of milk, bread, cereal and wine. Wait, WHAT? WE ARE OUT OF WINE?