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Wednesday, February 05, 2014

Round One and Round Two

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What follows are photos of Round One on Monday. As I mentioned, Phil is not a welcome woodchuck and better stay hidden in his hole. This snow was beautiful: wet and fluffy and stuck to everything in sight, tracing all the tree branches in white.

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Round Two which arrived in the wee hours of the morning this morning, was quite a different animal. Several times I woke up to sleet hitting the window, tink, tink, tink. The sight out the window this morning was not a welcome one. Yet another six inches of snow, but this time very dense and with an added something extra thrown in just to keep it interesting — a coating of an inch or more of ice. The only good thing I can say about the snow is that Rick did cancel his road trip to Maryland and is working from home today.

Here is what it looks like now.

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The stuff is the consistency of snow cones. All I need is some colored flavoring and I could start a snow cone franchise.

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Moving it was like trying to pick up concrete. I first had to break the top layer of ice and toss it before I took a shovelful. I think a nice soaking bath will feel pretty good tonight.

Bella is the only one who doesn’t mind.

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I don’t think Round One or Round Two is going to melt before Round Three which is expected on Sunday through Monday with a predicted additional 6-12 inches with maybe an ice storm thrown in. It’s still days away and too early to call yet, but that’s at least what they are saying now. I can’t wait.

 

Comments:

Aww, what a great photo of Bella’s beautiful face.  That one photo looks like you have a huge white donut in the middle of your table.  I think you’ve gotten more snow than we have.  And of course you got the snow earlier than we did.  I was able to get out and shovel the majority of the snow BEFORE we got the sleet and rain.  We never got the freezing rain they predicted which was why I stayed home.  Oh well, almost got my taxes done this afternoon!

Wow, you are REALLY having a February! I love that second photo of the patio table, with the big “snow donut” on top.

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