Well, it's officially snowing. It won't stick, but it's floating down, little white flakes of coldness.
This must be PA's way of saying, "See? Now don't you wish you'd stayed in Virginia?"
If you don't feel that you are possibly on the edge of humiliating yourself, of losing control of the whole thing, then possibly what you are doing isn't very vital. If you don't feel like you are writing somewhat over your head, why do it? If you don't have some doubt of your authority to tell this story, then you are not trying to tell enough. --John Irving