WowÖsheer insanity! I left work at 12:00 noon. I FINALLY got home around 9:00. A usual 25 to 30 min drive. WE are having the blizzard of the century!! No Sh*T!!~
Every way that I tried to get home was shut down. No matter which way I tried, no GO! There are hundreds (probably thousands) of stranded motorists. Grrrr! There needs to be a law that NO one in Colorado can drive anything other than a 4x4.
All these freaking Beemers, Stangs and Camaros (sorry Andy
) stuck everywhere
Grrr! BLOCKING THE ROADS!!!!!
I sat in the same spot (at a dead stop) for 3 Ĺ hours! And I was Really getting worried because I was BELOW empty! (I left work with a half tank) Grrr...and... Running out of gas would NOT be advisable in this situation......
SoÖbecause of the gas situation and the fact that I had to pee worse than Iíve ever had to in my entire life
(plus I wanted a beer) I got out of my truck and walked across the median through the snow. (just to see if my truck could make it) I was able to walk though it like knee / waste deep. So I was likeÖF it! Iím going for it.
I made it YEAH!!!! I love my truck
So I headed the other way (away from home) Finally I was able to get a gas station (after jumping on a bus and asking where one was
) The gas station was closed : ( They wouldnít even let me use their bathroom! How Un-hospitible of them!! Grr! (so I made a LOT of yellow snow on the side of their building...heee heee! :O) )
I finally found Mini-Mart that was open. Whew! Got gas and some munchies! I found out in there that all roads and highways back to my area were closed! Denver International Airport closed, everything was closed. Even McDonalds and 7-11
The only two motels in this little town were full (duh)
They told me a shelter was set up at the Hospital down the way!! Errrmmm! IĎm like, F it! Iím finding a way home! I found an old back road that not many people know about and it wasnít closed! Sweet! I was able to make it back to this side. Only because the Camaros and Mustangs werenít able to make it out there to block the way!
I finally got back here (VERY THIRSTY) and
Much to my surprise, the Liquor Store was still open! Well..it wasnít but the owner had just locked the door and gotten in his car! I had to physically make him open back up the store and sell me 3, 30 pacs
WHEW!!!!!!!!!! I am going to enjoy a day off tomorrow. I feel really bad for a lot of people because there are a LOT of folks stranded everywhere! Shelters set up in Malls, Hospitals, etc.
LolÖsorry for the long post! I took some pics when I got home and then went back out to take a couple shots! Didnít go too far! Itís just too insane! (even for my mighty beast) But I did manage to get a few pics
It's sposed to snow all night and though tomorrow, so I'll post updated pics if I can open the door........