Our Snow Day in Raleigh #boom

Coco and Merri Beth enjoy the snow

Coco and Merri Beth enjoy the snow

The snow started to fall at our house around 7:00 pm on January 28. Wake Counties schools were closed on Tuesday and eventually decided to close on Wednesday. I usually work from home on Wednesdays, so I enjoyed the extra company. But there was a fresh two to three inches of snow to go play in!

Our day started off normal, except we didn’t go to daycare or visit the school bus stop. Instead, we were enjoying the fresh, white blanket of snow around the house. Before we ventured out, there was some work to be done. Zander had to do some homework and Merri Beth and I had to VPN into work and check email and other things before we started our day.

I had a call at 10:00 am that I needed to join, but after that, we ventured out to go sledding. MB had acquired two saucers that we needed to test out, so we went around the block to a really fun slope to test them out. Zander was a professional and Coco even went on a few tracks on her own. The family had a blast in the winter wonderland. Enjoy our pictures and videos from the day.

Here are some fun videos

Enjoy our snow day in Raleigh pictures


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About Shibby

Jason Hibbets is a senior community architect at Red Hat which means he is a mash-up of a community manager and project manager. At night, he wears his cape and is a captain for the Open Raleigh brigade, as well as a co-chair for NC Open Pass. Jason is the author of a book titled The foundation for an open source city--a resource for cities and citizens interested in improving their government through civic hacking. While writing the book, he discovered his unknown superpower of building communities of passionate people. Jason graduated from North Carolina State University and resides in Raleigh, NC with his wife, two kids, two border collies, chickens, lots of tomato plants, and a lazy raccoon somewhere in an oak tree. In his copious spare time, he enjoys surfing, running, gardening, traveling, watching football, sampling craft beer, and participating in local government--not necessarily in that order, but close to it. You can follow him on Twitter: @jhibbets

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