Day 7 of Bullsh*t Weather in Texas…Here’s the Tea

So last Thursday was our second “snow day” of this year…and by noon the roads were already becoming unsafe. We don’t usually get snow so much as ice – under all this snow is a layer of ice that’s up to 3″ thick.

See my last post re: no driving + water/food/power concerns.

We’re now on our seventh day of bullshit weather and abysmal emergency response.

I’ve been reading and researching, trying to make sense this mess…and here’s the tea I’ve got so far.

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texas blizzard 2021 is gross and rude

Texas snow sucks because we are unprepared

Everyone likes to make fun of the South for complaining when the weather gets a little cold here. The thing is, we are not prepared for weather like this, and neither is our state’s infrastructure!

It’s never been plainer to me that what I reallyREALLY want is to live self-sustainably, and this hideous weather showcases exactly what we need to change to get there.

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