Wednesday, February 3, 2016

We had a blizzard yesterday

Today it looks like this around here. The wind came from the northeast, rather than the northwest which is more normal for a blizzard, so the snow piled up in new places. I don't remember ever having drifts this big in our back yard before (note the LP gas tank on the left, for size reference!).

Same as above, different perspective:

Closer look at that pointy drift:

We even had sundogs this morning, although it wasn't terribly cold (+17°). Must've been from all the snow still in the air. Right side:

Left side (harder to see behind the evergreens):

Just another snowy photo (through a snow spattered window):

You'd never know there was a garden back here, would you? Even the asparagus stalks are buried:

I think my favorite view is the mini lilac bush. It looks like it's made of huge marshmallows!

School was cancelled yesterday and today, so no Courtney day this week. Good thing we got to see her on Sunday at her birthday party! I guess I'll try to do some catching up on procrastinated projects. Then there are more sewing projects in the queue, so never a lack of things to do.....


Geneviève Thiffault said...

Oh boy! Feeding the cats will be quite a trial today (again?).

A blizzard is not so fun (except maybe for Courtney who gets days off from school), but it makes for splendid pictures. :) Superb photos you got there!

That project list never seem to end right? I probably add more projects to mine than I cross off.

Grandma G said...

It was a challenge yesterday for sure, but today it was a breeze because my faithful snowblowin' man had been here. :) Thank you! Glad the snow has something pleasing about it. ;) No end to the project list... it just keeps growing and growing. But that means there's always something to look forward to. ;)

annie dee said...

You are lucky-you have everything. Cats, kittens, kids and even marshmallow trees!! When is harvest time??

Grandma G said...

I noticed last evening that harvest had already begun. I guess it was because we finally had a sunny day. :)

Jenny said...

I am so glad that the last few big snow storms have completely bypassed southeast Michigan! We've only had one really big snowfall this year, and that was back in November (it was about 8 inches, I think?). These pictures (although pretty) make me want spring to come even faster than I already did!

Jessica Jones said...

Oooo, some impressive drifts you've got there!

Grandma G said...

I'm glad for your sake, too, Jenny. January's out of the way... we're getting there! :)

Jess... uh huh!