Snow Day!

We finally got our snow day, People!

It was touch-and-go this morning, since the school web site showed that school would be delayed for two hours (not closed) up until almost time to leave for school. It’s 17 or 18°F (has been since I got up at 5a.m.) here, and it’s supposed to keep snowing all day. We are inordinately happy about this, I because I won’t have to drive on the slippery roads and I’m feeling in need of extra rest, and the children because a SNOW DAY means cozy games and books to read by the wood stove all day long.

Here’s a picture taken yesterday of Debra standing on the frozen goldfish pond which Rick made out of a planter box. Don’t ask me how she can stand to be outside with bare feet (shiver!):



This is how the back porch area looked earlier this morning. The pond is off to the left. It’s difficult to see from this angle.


This is a view of the west side of the house. Guess some snow got on the camera as Rick was taking these pics.


Rick stood out in the back yard to take this shot. Do you see the skinny pole on top of the house? That’s where Rick mounted our Clearw’re receiver so we can have (relatively) fast internet connection way out here in the boonies. The Clearw’re rep said that, really, he’s surprised our reception is as good as it is, since we’re just outside the area they service. 😛

4 Responses to “Snow Day!”

  1. Laura says:

    Great pictures 🙂
    I’ll have to show Darren the one of Dubie standing on the fishpond–that’s pretty funny.

  2. Sarah says:

    You got a lot of snow Mama!
    It was snowing and snowing down town last night. I stayed up just watching it fall through the street lights and accumulate on the flat roof tops. It was awesomely beautiful. By now, though, almost every trace of snow is gone.
    I can tell that Dubie really enjoyed the weather. I can’t believe that the pond was so frozen! And…even if I were confident that it was, I still wouldn’t have been as brave as Dube and stood on it.

  3. Joyce says:

    Thanks, girls, for your comments. 🙂

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