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Last updated 2/10/2019 at Noon

This morning, my grandson Adam texted me three photos taken from inside his family’s West Seattle home, views of the snow-covered front yard and street. Adam’s ecstatic message: “GRANDMA! SNOW! THERE’S NO SCHOOL TODAY!”

I thought back to my own elementary school days in Edmonds, when the rare wintry words “No School Today” caused me the same rush of excitement. Children in Western Washington simply can’t count on many snowy days.

I’ve said before that in my father’s Western Auto Supply store on the northwest corner of Fourth and Main, he stocked a few sleds each winter...

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