Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Hunkering Down...


Word on the street is that a big ol' snowstorm is heading our way. I've had to switch my brain from "looking forward to spring" back to "there's still a big long stretch of winter in front of us". This winter has been so unseasonably mild, it had me dreaming of flip flops and shorts long before I should have been!

Truth be told...I love snow storms. Now, we don't get the kind of ice/snow that takes out power for days *knock on wood*, so I am fairly "naive" in saying "I love snow storms". But I do. I love the fresh blanket of white that muffles all transient sound around.

When I was in high school, my mom and I used to go walking when it was snowy out. I loved those walks...just talking, our voices seeming so loud against the quiet of the falling snow. I think maybe I'll take my kids for a walk if we really do get some big snow.

Could be somewhere in the 12 inch range! Doubt that'll happen tho, know why?

I made a run to Sam's Club yesterday in preparation for the big storm (and, okay, so we needed food anyway, also)...now that I'm prepared? Betcha anything we'll get a dusting. ;)

I'll keep you posted...maybe I'll do an hourly photo post of snow accumulation throughout the day?

Stay tuned!!


8 comments:

  1. Im a bit jealous we have had NO SNOW here in Nashville this year! We have been in the upper 60s for the last few days so I am thinking our chance of snow is pretty much shot! Good Luck with the impending storm!!

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  2. We're getting the storm after you, but instead of snow forecasts, we're getting ICE forecasts. GRRRRR. I'd rather have snow.

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  3. Um, can ya send some down here? NC has had crazy weather. It's been in the 60's/70's for a lot of the "winter." So ready for a real winter... ice and all since that's all we seem to get :-D

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  4. We've got a storm coming, with little to no accumulation. It seems like a huge waste of a storm. If it's gonna be iffy to drive, I want accumulation.

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  5. You can keep every last bit of that snow esp since here it has been in 70's the past 2 days here. Goodbye awful winter hello sweet spring :) I hope everyone stays safe where you are :)

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  6. I hope you get the snow! I have missed it so much here. I love the way it sounds when it snows too!

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