Before we get started, I hope everyone made it through round one of Siberian Snowpocalypse 2021 unscathed. Despite leaving three faucets dripping overnight and cabinet doors under each sink wide open, I – like thousands of other Oklahomans – woke up this morning to no water coming out of my hot water taps, and a blown-out pilot in my water heater that I can’t get to re-light. If you’re a plumber or person who fixes this stuff and wants to pay it 4-ward for free publicity and attention, hit me up!
Just like with every other major winter weather event that hits Oklahoma, the coverage for Siberian Snowpocalypse 2021 followed the same predictable, interchangeable script. Things like…
By this point, most of us have gotten used to being prisoners in our own homes. Other than the people I see pictures of partying without masks that I internally scold, we’ve had to get better at occupying ourselves.
But it hits different when a snowstorm hits. It’s cold as shit and slippery and there’s not much else to do but sit in the warmest room in your house and listen to your faucets drip. Here’s some ways to bide the time:
Complain To OG&E
Yesterday afternoon, when David Holt and other city leaders were on a Zoom call talking about how the city is handling Siberian Snowpocalypse 2021, I remembered thinking “Why’s Governor Stitt being so quiet? This ‘Winter Weather Emergency’ is a perfect opportunity for him to get in front of cameras, play the role of ‘Crisis Governor,” and most importantly, wear a heavier, more winterized version of those fancy, official-looking Oklahoma jackets he sported at the beginning of the pandemic.”
Well, I guess we know the answer.
Last night, an Ogle Mole sent us this photograph of a worn-out and maskless Kevin Stitt hanging with his family after a long day of skiing the slopes in beautiful Santa Fe: