Welcome back to Tuesday's Takeaways!
"Outside, the wind whispered softly, like a friend just passing through. The snow drifted down in lazy flakes and the trees were nests of black and white lines."
-Algonquin Jones, Something Called A Storm
"Cascades of revelation
tempestuous times abound
-Dante Baudelaire, Travel
"They heard the cold outside, singing sweetly now, perhaps the only song existing in the world."
-Romel Martinez, The Shakespeare Pages
"I notice how the ice lessens
How the snow dances beneath my feet
The gentle glow, a misting blow"
-Melissa Louis, A Warm Winter
"The world outside was pale, the earth’s crust hidden beneath a blanket of fluffy snow draped over the landscape."
-Roksana Jasiewicz, The Blizzard Lurker
"It’s like hazy days; taking foggy skies with hail and sleet
presumed to bring moisture to your eyes
reveling in the abrupt storm looking anew."
-Mary Halabani, 3AM Highlights
Comment below if any of these quotes resonated with you in this blistering cold weather!
One of New York's snowiest cities, in March of 1992 the city of Syracuse's Common Council declared that any more snow before Christmas Eve was illegal. Despite their cute tactics, it snowed just days later.
As for snowflakes being unique, that was negated in 1988, when Nancy Knight, a scientist at the National Center for Atmosphere Research in Colorado, discovered two identical snowflakes that blew in during a Wisconsin storm.
Next week's theme is going to be in honor of Women's History Month.
Stay tuned! <3
-Mic and Gina