Not a day for running outdoors, that's for sure. The wind is blowing about 40 miles an hour and it is snowing hard. I did do a short 3 miles on the treadmill though. I ended up sleeping too late again because of phone calls waking me up. I finally decided that even if my house is on fire, there is absolutely nothing I can do about it from up here in Prudhoe Bay. So, why answer phone calls in the middle of my sleep time? Once I wake up, I can never get back to sleep and it throws off my whole schedule for a couple of days. So, I found the OFF button on my iPhone and changed my voice mail message to say that if you are calling between 7 am and 3 pm Alaska time, leave a message because I work nights and am asleep. I found a couple of voice mail messages when I woke up too, so it was a GREAT idea. None of it was important enough to destroy any more of my sleep.
On the way to work tonight the snow had been drifting so badly that I got the company care hopelessly stuck in a gigantic drift. It took me 20 minutes of inching forward and back, but I finally got out and made it to work on time. This is what the car looked like this morning when I got off work. Lots of snow for deadhorse.