Belmont Short Storm Stories: Dragging The Day Away
A series of brief articles involving the blizzard. Send us your photos and storm stories.
John Doherty had come back from skiing Friday afternoon and he and his young son, Declan, had some time on their hands.
The Belmont resident looked around him and he saw his bike, a rope, a sled and Declan. That's when the lightbulb went off over his head.
Soon Doherty and his son were out the door heading towards the Belmont High School track at Harris Field for some fun before the blizzard would make their newly-created mode of transportation impractical.
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"It's still light enough that we can travel around town," said Doherty, as he dragged Declan on the sled behind the bike.
And what about Declan?
"He was all for it," said Doherty, as Declan yelled "Go!"