Wednesday, December 9, 2009

White Knuckles

In the 1970s when I was in college, Interstate 80 was the fastest route home for the holidays. It was a four-hour drive home in clear weather and dry roads. Of course, in those days, web cameras did not exist. I don't know how many times, I drove the entire way home with white knuckles. I was silly not to wait for better conditions.

Today, thanks to technology, we can see just how terrible the driving conditions are on that stretch of I-80. You can see these and other web cams on the WYDOT site.

I'm glad that I am not "white-knuckling" today.


  1. doesn't it look desolate? Like the ends of the earth.

  2. Gosh, that is frighteningly scarey!!! It looks like the surface of the moon.

  3. Fireman will just LOVE that site. Must bookmark it for him.

  4. I was so proud of myself for driving on Wednesday during our big snow - normally I wouldn't go out but Chesty had a post-op appt. Luckily, it wasn't this bad! They're calling for another 2-4 inches today but with nowhere I need to be I'm looking forward to it.


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