Originally Posted by doughowk
n decade [ˈdekeid, diˈkeid]
a period of ten years the first decade of this century (= 1900–09).
Also see Wikipedia
So we are in the 2nd decade of the 21st century, at least culturally.
As to snow, I lived in DC & Charlottesville area for 25 years and had only one heavy snowfall (sometime in late 70's). I'm envious. Its rainy and in 60's here.
Interesting. For me the first time to see Wikepedia wrong, unless the first decade AD was 9 years long. Oh, cultural decades, I got it!
Ralph W. Lambrecht