I know the title is a little redundant...aren't all suprises "unexpected" but I believe titles with two words are far more gripping to the soul. At approximately 8:16 snow began to fall. With the ground frozen from a few days of freezing weather, the snow found a happy home. I had heard a possible dusting was on the way, but was shocked to see two to three inches by 10:15. School was closed by eleven and I was off to build my new best friend "Absalom" (seen here with his buck teeth). He only survived approximately 45 minutes...but he lived life to the fullest.