Little or no accumulation?

Channel 7’s forecast early Tuesday: “Trace of snow with little or no accumulation.” Channel 10: “Snow will fall but will not stick on roads. Less than an inch of accumulation.” Kevin Myatt of The Roanoke Times: “A little more snow possible today, but probably not much.” So snow fell. A bunch of snow. Some 3-5 […]

Climb every mountain

You climb mountains, Sir Edmund Hillary once said, “because they’re there.” So I faced the mountain Monday with determination. For three weeks, the mountain stymied me, laughed at my feeble attempts to scale its sheer face of ice and snow. For 22 days, any attempt to conquer the mountain fell short. No more. On this […]