Daily Prompt: Ripped from the Headlines!

Snow drops in close up

Snow drops in close up

Head to your favorite online news source. Pick an article with a headline that grabs you. Now, write a short story based on the article. 

“Heavy snow is beginning to fall across parts of the UK, as forecasters warn that large swathes of England could see up to 4in (10cm) fall on Monday.” BBC News

We wake to see the clouds the same colour as battleships.  The sky looks so heavy, like you would need shore it up with some scaffolding.  After wandering downstairs to make coffee, I reviewed the Met Office to see what the weather conditions was expected in the next 24 hours and it is not looking as they foretasted good heavy snow.  Oh joy, that means the kids wouldn’t be at school, so any plans I had for today have just went to out the window.

One of the looking trees covered in snow.

One of the looking trees covered in snow.

When the kids woke, the spotted the snow and were giddy & excited like they were when they little.

Even more snow falling

Even more snow falling

They rushed through their breakfast, they wanted to go out to play in the snow, how could I resist.

Kids having a snowball fight out front of my house.

Kids having a snowball fight out front of my house.

The kids hadn’t seen snow in this amount for a few years, by the time they got wrapped up nice and warm, remembered where they had put their gloves out they went.

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To enjoy their time in the snow.  Which make everything look good, even the weeds.

With a dusting of snow even the weeds look good.

With a dusting of snow even the weeds look good.

[NOTE] All pictures were taken this morning & early afternoon as the my children enjoy a rare snow day.  They both had fun.

Doesn't take long before the snowball fight was forgotten and the rough and tumble started.

Doesn’t take long before the snowball fight was forgotten and the rough and tumble started.

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