Trapped at her grandparents' house in the snow storm, Rory finds a photo album that gets Emily and Richard reminiscing. Richard mentions Emily's fascination with Errol Flynn saying that Emily had even tried to get him to grow a moustache like Flynn's. In later seasons Richard actually grows a moustache just like Errol Flynn's that Emily detests, and it becomes a point of contention between them. See more
When I was five, I had a really bad ear infection and I had been home in bed for a week and I was very sad. So I wished really hard that something wonderful would happen to me, and I woke up the next morning and it had snowed. And I was sure that some fairy godmother had done it just for me. It was my little present.
Your parents never explained the concept of weather to you?