It’s Snowing!

In a parking lot today under a miserably cold rain that turned briefly to snow, a country woman walking into the Dollar Store alongside her teenage son observed, “Oh great. It’s snowing.”

Amused, I offered, “I’m wearing sandals!” She replied that she didn’t even have a coat on. I said she was like the Vermonty schoolchildren that wear no coat all winter, or don’t zip it up.

She responded over her shoulder with:  “I tell my son before he gets on the school bus, ‘At least wear your boots so I don’t look like an ass.'”

About uppervalleygirl

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Posted on November 4, 2012, in humor, rural, Uncategorized and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. I thought of this post this moring as I drove past a young boy waiting for the bus. He was wearing shorts and a tee shirt. it was about 25 degrees.

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