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Oct 24, 2011

SNOW? ARE YOU KIDDING ME?

When I look in my garden I see lavender in bloom. Fuchsia’s too and still roses and impatiens.

I don’t live in a warm climate. I live in British Columbia. Fall is definitely in the air here. I have had to turn the furnace on already this year but my garden is still full of blooms. 

It is somewhat colder up at our cabin though. There is a chill in the air there and leaves are starting to change.

I wonder what is down that road.

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Keep going. Follow the tracks.

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How great is this spot!!

!cid_9a29eb48-4d79-45ce-b794-3b14cd33c0f8But don’t forget we are up at the cabin. Climb up on your ATV and let’s go for a ride. It doesn’t take long to reach the higher levels and of course some snow in October. Here is my BB Guy.

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White, cold slippery snow….in October. Say it isn’t so. Now the locals think this is great. They want more and they want lots. Then it will be time to pull out the snowmobiles and put away the ATVs.

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It can’t come soon enough for them.

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One day soon that pile of wood will be the base for a big bonfire I am sure and the snow will be 4 feet deep.

Me??? I will be at home with a warm drink and the furnace on.

I am joining in with Susan at A Southern Daydreamer for  Outdoor Wednesday. Please stop by and visit the other participants.

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18 comments:

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Well, I'll say it now... the snow is pretty. But I'll probably be cursing it in January! I agree with you, I'm sure the locals are loving it:@)

Diane said...

Yikes snow, didn't the summer just end??

Last winter when we were living in Kamloops we saw very little snow...I loved it! But I am sure this winter back in Ontario I will see the typical 20ft of it! Diane

Cindy @ Applestone Cottage said...

Your pictures are simply stunning!
I love the look of snow but I dont want it in October, we get plenty as it is.
HAGD,
Cindy

MiMi said...

I want to go to your cabin!

Beverly @ The Buzz said...

Your photos are always spectacular! The snow is lovely, but I'd be right there beside you in the warmth.

Linda Makiej said...

Beautiful photos here!

Kay Ellen said...

Oh my goodness! Snow? We just had our first real Fall day in southern California...who knows how long it will last but I am thrilled:))

Happy outdoor Wednesday...
Stay warm:))

Kay Ellen

Cindy said...

Wow - you live in a gorgeous area! I love that third photo. Although I'm not ready to think about snow yet, it is pretty. Thanks for visiting me at Art, Books, Tea!
Cindy

Ebie said...

I would believe so, snow in October, but that's a lot of snow!

I went to Mammoth Lakes, CA three weeks ago to see the autumn leaves, sigh, it snowed the day before we arrived.

Keep warm!

Jann Olson said...

Hi Lorie,
What a gorgeous site! I'm with you girl, as fas as the snow is concerned. We had a storm that blanketed our entire yard two weeks ago. It melted then went back up into the high 70's. Mother Nature was having a bad day I guess. I love the looks of the fluffy white stuff, but the older I get the more I hate the cold. A warm fire and quilt for me please! Thanks for visiting me. I guess I need to learn to not tell everyone about my favorite spots. Trouble is, I'm like an open book. Have a hard time keeping a good thing hidden. lol! Now following you.

Jo's This and That said...

Beautiful post Thanks for sharing and visting JoAnn

Valerie Joan said...

i love the snow....I lived in BC for 44 years.was born and raised on the mainland coast, 350 miles north of Vancouver! Very isolated but a great community. .lived there til I came out here, London, Ontario, 11 years ago! When I retire i will go back, maybe even sooner. I miss the mountains and the ocean! I had the best childhood, travelling all through the back roads, logging roads, all over BC.
Thank you for sharing your pics!
Valerie

Light and Voices said...

Snow....aleady. Enjoy the warm fires and the peaceful area.
Joyce M

Riet said...

Wow very early snow . LOve snow but I like it better at Christmas .Beautiful photo's of a beautiful country.

Karen said...

Gorgeous photos! We have snow in our forecast for this weekend! Too early for me :)

Sandy said...

Hi Lori, I wanted to thank you for the info on the lady who grows papaya... I did leave a comment and hope to hear from her soon!
Was so nice of you to visit and I wish you a wonderful Fall...
Let me go read more of your blog!
Sandy

Kathy Reed said...

I love the way you wrote this up. I felt like I was traveling along the road with you. Great post!

Kasia said...

Well.. we are the great white North... gotta live up to the name ;) Seriously though... in October.. thats outdoing ourselves! LOL I like cold weather though so... bring it! >:D

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