An inch or so of snow is expected today in Atlanta. May not sound like a big deal if you, like me, come from somewhere where snow is common. But here our winter temperatures often straddle the freezing line, a bit of snow can turn into a sheet of ice really quickly, and we simply do not have the resources (or alternative transportation infrastructure beyond certain points) to combat it. In honor of snow in Atlanta, I give you a few seconds of riding a bike in the snow in Atlanta (video above).
Little did I know that the next twelve hours after I shot this video would turn into what became known as Snowpocalypse. Little did I know that a flash fiction story titled Snow Falling on Couchy, inspired by the peaceful 11-seconds below, would become the final story in my book, Stranger Things Happen: