Take the Snow Day

Snow bank with mailbox showing in south Grand ...

Even grownups need to play in the snow sometimes

Almost every business and school in the city of Dayton is closed today.  In fact, based on the size of this storm, I’m guessing businesses and schools in wide swaths of the country are closed today.

There was a time when weather like this meant we all took a break.  It was impossible to get to work, the kids had nowhere to go, and so we all stayed home and enjoyed an unexpected holiday.

Of course, thanks to the internet, lots of us no longer have to leave our homes to be productive.  When you can do almost as much from your desk at home as you can from the office, the grown-up choice seems to be to carry on as usual.

But what if you didn’t? Continue reading