When You Give an Arizonan a Snow Day…

She’s gonna take a ton of pictures, and upload them to the internet.

I tried to do fancy formatting, and failed. So sorry. As usual, click the pictures, and they’ll get a bit bigger.

Unfortunately, my phone's camera only captures falling snow as blurry streaks. Still - SNOW IS FALLING!

Unfortunately, my phone’s camera only captures falling snow as blurry streaks. Still – SNOW IS FALLING!

The floaty white blobs are big chunks of snow that the wind made just float by my window for a bit. I thought it was cool, but I'm from Arizona.

The floaty white blobs are big chunks of snow that the wind made just float by my window for a bit. I thought it was cool, but I’m from Arizona.

This is the view north and east of my window. I took this at about 9am. At 7am, there wasn't any snow on the sidewalk or streets, just in the planters.

This is the view north and east of my window. I took this at about 9am. At 7am, there wasn’t any snow on the sidewalk or streets, just in the planters.

This is the same view, north and east. Taken around 4 pm.

This is the same view, north and east. Taken around 4 pm.

This is what the streets north and east of my window looked like at 5 pm.

This is what the streets north and east of my window looked like at 5 pm

This is the view to the north and west at 4 pm.

This is the view to the north and west at 4 pm.

And as you can probably guess, this is the view north and west an hour later at 5 pm.

And as you can probably guess, this is the view north and west an hour later at 5 pm.

That building in the background is usually much clearer. I'll take a comparison photo when it's not so snowy.

That building in the background is usually much clearer. I’ll take a comparison photo when it’s not so snowy.

I had never seen a "perfect snowflake" before, so imagine my delight when one was resting on my window sill.

I had never seen a “perfect snowflake” before, so imagine my delight when one was resting on my window sill.

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