Alternate title: Snow Diggity
28: Hours since Mayor de Blasio declared a Winter Weather Emergency in New York City.
85 million: People in the path of Blizzard Jonas.
30: Inches of snow predicted in southern New York.
26.8: Actual inches of snowfall in Manhattan.
16: Emergency alerts on my phone from Notify NYC.
11: Texts from my grandmother asking if I’m alive.
500: People in line at Trader Joe’s on Friday night.
4: Free scones the guy at the coffee shop by my apartment gave me since they were closing early.
5: Minutes it took to regain feeling in my fingers after writing this.
1: Jar of queso and bag of chips I picked up on my way home Friday night…in queso emergency.
4.5: Feet of snow I climbed over to get to Duane Reade.
3: Times I swiped my CVS card at said Duane Reade before I realized where I was. Blizzard-induced psychosis.
2:30 pm: When all non-emergency vehicles had to be off the roads in NYC and Long Island on Saturday.
11: Bicycles buried on the corner of Broome and Orchard on Saturday morning.
3: Glasses of wine I consumed before 6:00 pm on Saturday night.
20 degrees: Low temperature this weekend
82%: Increased likelihood of matching on Hinge during inclement weather.
29: Consecutive hours I spent in my apartment.
2: Pairs of socks I wore when I did venture outside.
0: Days New Yorkers take off for snow.
Lucy, NEW YORK NEEDS YOU. So glad you are there! I cannot wait to visit you ? Love, JR
Jules, come anytime! Love you!