The forecast is calling for somewhere between one and two feet of snow -- 12 to 24 inches, 30 to 60 centimeters, I think -- to fall starting tomorrow morning. These will not survive. It's miraculous that they hung in this long, given the deep swings in temperatures and the snowfalls we've had since they first started poking up. Brave, them.
My son, then about 4 years old, was being his wild self right at bedtime. I said, "no more monkey business!" in my best stern-mom voice, and he looked me gleefully in the eye and declared, "infinity more monkeys!"