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Jan 5, 2014

LET IT SNOW…OH NO, NO!

I live in a rain forest area. There are times when we in the Lower Mainland of Vancouver, British Columbia complain that it won’t stop raining but we then leave the house dressed in pants and  a shirt and maybe, if it is really, really blowing rain sideways, we wear a jacket or sweater. Scroll down to see the photos.

SnowFrio_invierno by lorenglish



The odd time we get snow. Maybe once a year, an inch or two and it is usually gone in a couple days. We have had some years with lots more but mostly we escape the troubles of snow in the cities. Our ski mountains can sometimes suffer from the lack of the powder.
Snow at our cabin is a welcome thing for those who want to get on a snowmobile and blast around the mountains and trails. image017
Now I am reading about all of you getting lambasted with snow and ice. The temperatures are dropping and many of you are losing power.
  • How much snow are you getting?
  • Can you get to work or the grocery store?
  • How much damage is being done in your area?
  • What do you do to ride out the storms with your families?  

4 comments:

Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams said...

I feel blessed, and spoiled when I read about the frigid temps everyone else is suffering through...even those nearby. Maybe this isn't such a cold place after all...

Jen

Kim@Snug Harbor said...

23" of snow in the past few days. -15 tonight with a -45 wind chill. We plow snow for a living, so we are out in this at all hours.

On the bright side, I never have trouble getting to the grocery store, no matter how much snow we get. I just jump in a plow truck and make my own path!

Elaine said...

Last night we received another foot (on top of about 3) but it's only about -8, so no complaints! Freezer's full anyway :)

DianaR said...

We got 13 inches here in Illinois (right across the river from St. Louis, MO) This morning it was -13 actual temperature. That is A LOT of snow for us and the temps haven't been that low in over 20 years.

I am very fortunate that I can work from home so I haven't ventured outside other than to shovel the driveway and walks.

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