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Friday Favorite: The Last Blizzard

March 24th, 2017

Just when I thought my snowshoeing was over for the year we had a big blizzard hit (last Monday/Tuesday). Out came my snowshoes again and off I went.

I managed to get in a solid week of snowshoeing before the snow started getting to thin on the trails I use. Even though I’m really for spring this year, I was happy to have a final week of one of my favorite winter activities.

What’s something you will miss about the winter when it’s gone?

2 Comments to “Friday Favorite: The Last Blizzard”
  1. Joan on March 24, 2017 at 5:54 am

    I’ll miss the blinding whiteness of it. I love it when the snow is on the ground and makes everything so bright. During much of the winter, when we don’t have snow, it’s so easy to get down – all that grey and brown… The white brings a lightness of mood. Once it melts it takes a while before the green is everywhere. I do love the green!

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  2. Nebraska Dave on March 25, 2017 at 9:28 am

    Susy, I agree with Joan. The pure white clean look after a new fallen snow is dazzling for sure. It’s especially breath taking in the bright sunshine that usually comes after a snow storm. I also like the coziness of watching it snow through the living room window while being warm in the house. Am I bad if I smile just a little at those struggling to get to work on a snowy morning while being in retirement and watching from the living room window as I drink my morning coffee?

    We are getting a wonderful soaking slow rain that started last night and is supposed to continue most of today. It’s just what we need as the Winter wasn’t too wet this year. Spring snows are always good for the garden as well. The ground usually soaks up the moisture as it melts and loves the nitrogen rich snow moisture.

    Have a great snowshoe day.

    Nebraska Dave

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