Some links to keep you busy during the storm (on the East Coast anyway):
- From Popular Mechanics, some rules for snow shoveling.
- The Red Cross has tips on how to stay safe during the storm.
- Here are some great hot chocolate recipes, from Martha Stewart, Ina Garten, All Recipes (including the appropriately-named Snow Flake Cocoa), and Smitten Kitchen.
- The Saturday Evening Post has some chili recipes (and The New York Times has 24 more).
- If you’d like to stay warm another way, here are some great winter cocktails.
- Play some classic video games for free at The Internet Archive.
- How New York survived an 1888 snowstorm.
- Watch the Mary Tyler Moore Show episode “The Snow Must Go On,” where Mary has to work on election night during a blizzard, or the Everybody Loves Raymond episode “Snow Day,” where everyone is stuck at Frank and Marie’s during a snowstorm.
- And here’s the song “Snow,” over at my main site.