Everlasting Snow: Chapter 2
You slowly open your eyes as sleep leaves you. Reluctant to get out of bed, you roll over, face your window, and draw your blankets closer around you.
That’s when you realize that it snowed yesterday.
Probably all night, too.
You immediately sit up and look out the window. Snow has completely covered the earth, covering the ground in a pearly white blanket, nesting on the tops of houses and cars.
You see the neighborhood kids rushing out of their houses to enjoy the first snow day.
Heart racing, you wash your face, brush your teeth, get dressed—boots, scarf, light jacket and gloves in your pocket—and rush outside, completely forgetting about breakfast.
The view is absolutely gorgeous, stopping you in your tracks. Everything is blanketed in crisp whiteness, the snow fresh and untainted by footsteps. You smile to yourself and run further outside, loving the musical crunch of the snow beneath your boots.
You soon come upon the kids, who have gotten themselves into a pret