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Thursday, October 8, 2009

Its heeeere

Snow. blegh

Our first snow of the winter. It started as a few flakes. But then it stuck. Yuck.

Thank goodness these are pics from last winter! If we had gotten this much snow for our first snow... yikes.

But it is a glimpse of what we get to look forward to. *sigh* Along with less riding time. Shaggy, hard to cool out horses. Icy roads and stupid drivers who are now also more dangerous. I just loooove winter. lol
Actually I do kinda like it. I like having 4 seasons. I just don't like it when its really cold, couldn't it just stop at -20? Anything colder than that just seems excessive.


This pic was taken when I got home from work tonight, around 11:30 pm. The road is a bit icy, there is just a light layer of snow clinging to the grass.
I'm still hoping it all melts and we don't get any "real" snow, the stuff that lasts all winter, for a few more weeks. After all I'm waiting for the farrier to come out to take shoes off!
To those of you who want to co-blog on CLFC please shoot me an e-mail lbt933@sasktel.net I need to send you an e-mail invitation so that you can join!
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14 comments:

  1. My goodness, that's a lot of snow! And you say it's not a 'real' snow? Hmmmm, here's wishing you many more safe drives in that!
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  2. Holy crap- that white sh*t already???

    Stay warm and smooch those fuzzy horses from me!

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  3. You had me worried with the first photo, thought that was how much you had now! Not Good!
    We got a couple of flakes last night when a really strong wind blew in, but I reckon it'll be gone soon.
    Good luck with your new blog.

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  4. wow we don't get any of that stuff down here. If on the off chance that we do, it melts in a hour. We have to drive 5 hours to Ruiodoso NM to see it. LOL

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  5. I miss snowy Halloweens instead of having rainy ones. I miss "termination dust" on the Chugiak Mountain Range, signaling the end of the short fall season and the imminent arrival of snow. I miss shoveling off my porch and shoveling out the driveway (and the calorie burn that goes with it). I miss the silence that blankets a city when snow falls.

    But, I do not miss the first week of crazy drivers and accidents. I don't miss walking on ice so clear and polished that it looks like a sheet of glass. I don't miss falling and busting my butt at least once a season. I surely don't miss sliding through intersections when a light turns red and you can't get the traction to stop. And I don't miss how nose hairs freeze when it's 10 degrees outside or colder. It's not a pleasant feeling!

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  6. Brrrr! I'm glad your first snow was rather light and not like those first photos.
    Stay warm!

    ~Lisa

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  7. -20? You're joking about that being the lower limit of your comfort level, right? I think mine hovers right around 60! Although I was just grumbling yesterday about a heat index of 104 in October. Somehow, I don't think I'd last long in your neck of the woods.

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  8. Oh, that awful white stuff! I actually don't mind a little bit here and there, but I don't ever want to see the 2 feet we got last year, that stuck around for weeks! We don't typically get that much snow. Usually only a couple inches from time to time.
    Hope it warms up for you!

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  9. You can have my share of snow. I like to look at it and maybe even visit, but I'll take my ambiguous Texas seasons.

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  10. yup.. looks just like us'ns here in Montana... Summer, what summer, fall, what fall?

    time warp yet again:)
    gp

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  11. Really glad that's LAST winter! We had our first white stuff Friday night, and although it didn't stick, they're now saying 4-6" by tomorrow. Brrr!!! It's too darn early for winter!

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  12. Holy snowflake! I can't believe it. We've had such a good fall, so summer-like, I think I'm in denial that winter is almost here! :)

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  13. We haven't gotten any snow yet here in Northwest Indiana, but it will be coming soon!! I actually like winter riding....

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  14. OMG! Please don't send it this way! Yikes!

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