Used to be a ‘new’ Jersey Girl   : now A Colorado Girl

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

In case you think I jest ...

Lynne Robinson, Hewitt, New Jersey
Hard to imagine that a few short months ago we could sit happily by the pool.

I know, I know. Are you tired of tuning into my blog only to see yet another post on the white stuff? I seem to be fixated on SNOW in my posts lately. Maybe that’s because it’s been snowing. Alot. Right now as I type big, lazy flakes are drifting down from the sky. It’s not going to last long, but still. It’s snowing. Again. And tomorrow it’s predicted we might get 6-12. It’s starting to sound like a jail sentence. [Finger pointing] ‘You there! You get 6-12!’ The driveway is coated with a light dusting but it’s not enough to do anything about. It’s supposed to get above freezing today and the sun should be out a bit later so it will all melt away. Unlike what we already have on the ground.

If you are not having winter where you live, let me help you out.

Here’s the ever-growing pile by the front steps. Please note the Christmas garland still wrapped around the railing. We’ve not been able to get the Christmas decorations down yet as we can’t really get to them. I guess I could take the garlands off but they would have to be put somewhere to thaw.

Lynne Robinson, Hewitt, New Jersey

Here’s the end of our driveway on one side with a view down our street.

Lynne Robinson, Hewitt, New Jersey

A rock in our yard with undisturbed snow on top of it.

Lynne Robinson, Hewitt, New Jersey

Tracks in the snow in the front yard.

Lynne Robinson, Hewitt, New Jersey

Our main driveway.

Lynne Robinson, Hewitt, New Jersey

Let’s take a closer look at our lights on the driveway markers.

Lynne Robinson, Hewitt, New Jersey

They put out a feeble light when we turn them on. I suppose I could get an ice pick and chop away at the snow, but as yet I haven’t. I didn’t manage to get the Christmas bows off that I had on them either, so they are buried in there somewhere and probably ruined.

But really, I’m not complaining. Really, I’m not. Yet.

Next entry: Squirrelly observation

Previous entry: Winter! (still)


Welcome, I'm Lynne. You know me better as a 'new' Jersey Girl. But now I've moved back to my 'home' state and I am living in NoCo (Northern Colorado).This blog will be about my thoughts, good food, and of course, dogs.

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