News Snow in NYC: Things to do instead of shoveling By Lauren Cook email@example.com Updated March 14, 2017 8:13 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email "Snow days are fun!" said every school-aged child ever. But what about adults? For everyone else, snow days take on a whole new meaning: shoveling. Whether it's your car, your driveway or even the sidewalk outside of your apartment, snow almost always means back-breaking, sweaty work. So amNewYork has taken that mental check list everyone ticks off while shoveling and wrote it all down. Below, 10 things we would rather do than shovel. Nap Photo Credit: iStock If you'd rather shovel than nap, then why are you even reading this? Plus, naps = life. Go to work Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle Working from home on a snow day is magical, but the second someone suggests you should take a break to shovel is the second you wish you'd put your boots on and trudged to work anyway. Maybe you can still get out of it? Taxi! Get stuck on a train with signal problems Photo Credit: Getty Images / Yana Paskova Your patience may wear thin, but at least you're dry. Plus you've been meaning to catch up on that novel in your bag anyway. Exercise Photo Credit: House of Jai There are a multitude of better ways to break a sweat than lifting heavy, dirty snow while you get pelted in the face with sleet, ice, rain, etc. Stand in line at the post office Photo Credit: Getty Images / Justin Sullivan Dealing with a surly postal worker after waiting 20 minutes in line still sounds better than shoveling wet, heavy snow for a half-hour. Get Rickrolled Photo Credit: BMG/Pip 🎶Never gonna give you up, never gonna let you down, never gonna run around and desert you...🎶 You're welcome. Stub your toe Photo Credit: iStock If it meant getting out of shoveling? Sure. Talk to a door-to-door salesman Photo Credit: iStock Tell me more about your encyclopedias, please. Taxes Photo Credit: iStock Seriously, at least you get money back after all that hard work. Sledding Photo Credit: Getty Images / Andrew Burton Sledding, snowball fights, making snow angels, staring mindlessly at the flakes as they fall -- literally ANYTHING snow-related, except shoveling. By Lauren Cook firstname.lastname@example.org Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.