Yesterday's post-Christmas snowstorms in the Northeast left many stranded with roads and airports closed. Forced inside by the snow, there was little else to do but tweet! Tweeters observed the weather, reflected on their holiday and impatiently awaited updates on their travel plans.
CNBC's John Carney was feeling a nostalgic desire to read the old fashioned way.
Old media watch: "It was not a bad day 2 stay @ home with the newspaper & watch the storm thru panes etched with frost." http://j.mp/ikgpaF
New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker shared a positive sentiment about the never ending snow.
Here is to the lesson of Snowflakes: Individually beautiful yet fragile. But look how strong they are when they all stick together!
Joe Scarborough shared a video of the mayhem caused by the snow on Park Avenue in New York
Park Avenue like you've never seen it. New York shut down! http://yfrog.us/elptjz
The Huffington Post advertised 50 Cent's shoveling service
Need someone to dig out your driveway or car? 50 Cent and some little kids will do it for 100 bucks. http://huff.to/hah7Jo
National Review's Jonah Goldberg was disappointed by DC's meager snowfall
DC ripped off on snow again. I want to take my kid sledding, damn it.
Andy Borowitz guessed what everyone was doing inside today
Historically, blizzards have resulted in more sex. Now they just mean more blogging.
White House Correspondent Ken Bazinet took to the streets to help with the shoveling
NYC digging out with pride and even Fall River gets a snow-slammed shout out on MSNBC! Meanwhile, the run on milk & bread in DC is over.
Keith Olbermann started tweeting about the blizzard yesterday and spent most of today updating followers with pictures photographs and news of the state of travel and transportation within New York. After more than 24 hours of blizzard-watch, Olbarmann was finally relieved this afternoon.
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