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Denver’s First Snowfall Brings Varied Reactions (What Was Yours?)

On November 11, my family awoke to a momentous occasion: the first snowfall of the season. Both of my children squealed with glee and danced around in celebration. And then tried to use the snow to their advantage. Six-year-old Haddie begged me to drive her to school. I told her she’d be standing at the bus stop in far worse conditions than that this winter. Tough-love is my version of a pep talk. Bode tried to declare it a “Snow Day” and stay home from preschool because that .000005-inch of snow will wreak havoc every time. Well, maybe if you’re woosies and live in Texas where the entire state is halted at the sign of a snowflake. I should know. We got stuck in Dallas on our way back from our Costa Rica honeymoon for that very reason. Being raised in Canada, I love...