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Spring 2009 Ice / Sleet / Snow Storm

Thank goodness the prediction of a foot of snow for the Wichita area didn't occur. Obviously we got more sleet and ice than we did snow.We left around 10 this morning and went to visit mom. Normally we take the highway there, but I opted to take Broadway to 13th. However, there was a wreck just south of 21st & Broadway, so we went out 21st instead. We didn't have any problems, but we did see a lot of people stuck in the snow - mostly from trying to turn on side streets or into parking lots. We made it safely to mom's, and then took I-235 back around to I-135 to go to Leeker's. There wasn't much traffic, though there were several SUV's going about 50mph who went around us. It was much too slick to be driving so fast. As long as they don't spin out and hit me I'm okay with that, but I still thought they were crazy.

Our Bradford pear tree got a lot of ice, and it was just starting to bloom. Guess we'll have to see if it bounces back...And Cinnamon just LOVES the snow! Guess it's the Husky in her...It's now about 5:45 pm - the sun is shining and the ice is melting....just another spring day in Kansas!


Lenore said…
Looks nice! HAHA

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