This is what we woke up to this morning: a town besieged by a blizzard. Schools have been cancelled. We are huddled in our poorly heated huts, praying that God will have mercy on our souls.

(OK, Yankees, laugh. It’s okay.)

UPDATE: A reader sends this photo from the National Cathedral in Washington this morning. I think many of our readers in northern latitudes know just how this poor gargoyle feels: