"Major Snow Storm Shuts Down Schools," the online Washington Post headline read this morning. I excitedly opened the curtains to see how much snow had fallen.
It was about an inch or two.
I turned on the TV (Since when do you watch live TV? Well, never. But we had a houseguest last night, and I wanted him to feel at home.), and the local reporter said, "Here in Chantilly, it's a good thing schools are closed -- there seems to be slush everywhere!"
Anyway, for my out-of-town readers who may be curious, this dusting is what caused D.C.-area schools to close: