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Reference Question of the Week – 1/25/15

   January 31st, 2015

I'm sure everyone is sick of hearing about New England snow storms by now (I certainly am), but by far the most common question I heard this week was, "Brian, how much snow did you get at your house?"

Well, this is how much:

2015-01-blizzard-yardstick

Which is to say, more than a lot, but I stopped counting. Granted, this is next to my driveway so some of it is piled up from shoveling, but still a lot. And more coming this weekend.

And for the fun of it, I tried to make the yardstick as close to actual size as I could:

2015-01-blizzard-yardstick-actual

So, if you'd like to get the full Brian's Driveway Experience, just print out that image and hold it up next to you. Or, I am accepting volunteers to help come shovel after the next storm.




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6 Responses to “Reference Question of the Week – 1/25/15”

  1. Chris Says:

    Day-um. Didn’t realize it was like that up there. I’ll have a pity party for you as I hike the dogs in the 50° weather down here. 😀

  2. Alex Says:

    Wait, did you go to Oberlin?

  3. Brian Herzog Says:

    @Chris: yeah, yeah… wait, I think I remember the last time you came to visit you had to help shovel the driveway – ha!

    @Alex: no, although you’re not the first person to ask. I grew up in Sandusky, and so have lots of random things with Northern Ohio-related imprints. For what it’s worth, I went to the University of Dayton for undergrad (that headline still cracks me up).

  4. Chris Says:

    Yup. Twice I think.

  5. Brian Herzog Says:

    @Chris: say, isn’t it time for another visit? Dogs like snow, and I have three shovels now so Drue can come too.

  6. Chris Says:

    Let me check my calendar. July is looking good. You’ll still have snow then, right?