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Oh God it snowed thought Will Tomlinson as he looked out from his apartments frost-encrusted window How he hated snow in the city In the sticks where he had grown up snow was different it always looked like something out of a Currier Ives print like a white bedspread that belonged there covering the sleeping fields and hibernating trees But snow in the city was an alien presence he knew having already survived two winters in this Northeastern metropolis It was a physical intrusion one that filled up precious space with something outrageously impractical even dangerous All night he had alternated tossed and turned in bed listening to the wailing window-rattling storm--the Noreaster as they call it in this part of the country He had hoped it would only rain but had suspected hed have some digging out to do in the morning His apartment building had no garage and he parked on the street My poor car he thought Now it was the infamous day after and he would have to don his parka--his spacesuit as he thought of it--and venture out into the great white aftermath Hed have to dig his little Chevy from where he presumed it was now embedded in the snow Outside the familiar street in front of his apartment building had vanished in its place was a rutted grayish-white trail If it was a darker color it would look like a damned dirt road he thought What had once been a hectic city neighborhood was now as hushed and still as he imagined the cities around Chernobyl must have been after the disaster Although it was afternoon the light from the dull aluminum sky was feeble And all he could hear was the soft crunching and sifting of a few men shoveling and occasionally the muffled rumble of a car or truck inching past His front stoop which had already been cleared and salted was the only bare
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