I don’t deny my own winter wimpdom. I embrace it. It keeps me warm. But there’s a collective, uh, meltdown in South Louisiana over traces of snow hither and yon. Some twitterati in Red Stick have dubbed it #sneauxmageddon. They should probably put on an extra layer of clothing, drink a cuppa joe, and relax. It’s really more of an #exaggerationmageddon…
The cold weather (by our standards, we’re not freaking Cheesleand, after all) has also driven possums and raccoons into the open. That’s right there are possums in Uptown New Orleans. I haven’t seen any but the twitter feed of the U ptown Messenger’s Robert Morris is possumville right now. I’m not sure if anyone is rounding up a possum posse but anything is possible.
The tweet of the day thus far comes from my pal, James Cullen aka the Accidental Cajun:
The Four Opossums of the Snowpocalypse.
— James Cullen (@AccidentalCajun) January 24, 2014
I cannot top that. Here’s some music from the north country to warm the cockles of your heart: