For some, snow days are wonderful once-in-a-blue-moon moments that should be cherished by spending the day playing outside. For (sane) people, snow days are best appreciated inside, preferably next to a large heating element. Thanks to social media and weather photographers, we can now have the best of both worlds.
It really is a win-win situation. If (crazy) people didn't go outside and do snow-related activities, then people inside would be bored all day. And vice versa, if people indoors had no interest in
stalking looking at other people's Instagram photos, then no one would bother posting anymore. Right? Right? No? Maybe.
Life gave many people in the Eastern half of the country a snow day yesterday. (And today, too, depending on your snow plow situation.) And we got some great photos out of it.
Karlie Kloss, one of the world's most successful supermodels, captured this photo of the storm as she was flying out of New York City (as a couple Redditors pointed out, this is actually Tiana Bay, which is closer to the Hamptons). She should have used the caption: "Winter is Coming."
Not all of us soared through the sky like Kloss did on Tuesday. This photographer was on the ground at Central Park:
In Jersey City, this woman is pro-umbrella ... and also an example of why umbrellas are useless in blizzards:
D.C. wins the award for having the most fun. Some strange souls there turned out for a massive snowball fight in Dupont Circle:
There was video footage too:
Those were not the only snowballs thrown in D.C. on Tuesday. This guy got his friend from Los Angeles on the National Mall:
People are cray:
The storm also stretched to Philadelphia, which looked like the absolute worst. Here are commuters waiting for a bus in the snow. SEPTA on a normal, nice day takes forever. These people (including the man in the hoodie) would be waiting a long time:
This woman's umbrella has betrayed her:
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