most of the area got 4-5". The mayor encouraged anyone who could leave work early to do so, to disperse the evening rush hour. To play it safe I packed up my work laptop and left at lunch
I love my snow machine. It's over thirty years old and hasn't been started in a year. I put in a fresh fuel mixture, primed it, plugged it in and hit start and it fired up within 3 seconds.
The guy down the street shoveling gave me an envious look. But, he's not elderly and I'm not ORS, so I didn't do my neighbor's drives. (they were already done, and I did at least make an effort not to throw all my snow into their shoveled area.) I did clear most of the sidewalks around the cul-de-sac, since we're technically supposed to keep those unobstructed.