The Storm of the Decade
Last week we had the mother of all blizzards or at least I though so...It is one of the worst blizzards that I have seen since moving here to the U.P. I did read reports that this was the worst storm in the last 17 years. Most schools in the area were closed, including Michigan Technological School. And for MTU to close, it had to be bad. Roads were closed south of here because of snow drifts that were 6-8 feet high. Winds were up to 50 miles per hour. For two days the only thing we did was shovel out.. I also read that we only received 14 inches of snow during this storm. They didn't come and check with or... Or look in our yard. There was a lot more then 14 inches in our yard, or maybe they were saying per hour :). It took my husband 6 hours to shovel, snow blow and clear all the snow from our yard. I did help for about 2 hours... I helped. I also made sure there was fresh, warm coffee brewing each time he came in to warm up. Isn't that what a good wife should do?
|Looking to the back steps|
|From the garage|
|Driveway towards the front yard|
|I can do this... I know I can|
|The side of the garage|
|Front yard has close to 5 feet of snow|
|Coffee for the warm up times|
|Digging out the front yard|
after the plows have come through
|What the side of the house looks like|
|Neighbor's truck is covered|
As a child storms are great. Schools are cancelled. There is a lot of snow. And you can't wait to get out there with your sleds. I remember those days. The neighbor's didn't even have to go to a snow hill. They had enough snow hills in the back yard to sled down.
The sun shines after the storm
A promise that the storm is done... At least for now
The Sun so wonderful and cheery and bright.
The Storm is over
|Looking over toward's the neighbors|
|Our back yard|
|I can look out and pretend that I am in the mountains.|
`*.¸.*✻✿*.¸.*✻ Enjoy your day....`*.¸.*✻✿*.¸.*✻