Snowed In (with pic.s)!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by ella, Mar 3, 2007.

  1. ella

    ella Songster

    Big snowstorm here in Minnesota. It started yesterday and we got 19'' in the past two days, added to the 13'' we got last weekend! That's the most snow we've gotten in a one week period since 1982!

    You can see the icicles hanging off the roof have almost merged with the snow drift, and Mr. Chips the horse waiting for his dinner in the backround.

    Here's my dad kindly using the snowblower to give me a path to the coop and horse barn. This is the third time that he's had to clear that path because it kept drifting over. And he had to do it again today, twice!

    I guess we won't be grilling anything for a while!

    And the chickenss are stuck inside for awhile too. That's 5' poultry wire.

    Here's the snow drifted up to the back door

    And the snowmobile, dad got it running long enough to get it stuck in the swamp about 500 yards from the house, he had to walk home.[​IMG] I'll try to get pic's of it stuck in the snow...

    It's the first time we've had a storm like this in about 5 years, sad thing is I remember these storms happening all the time when I was a kid. It was great! We used to get the day off school, nothing to do but play in the snow... I still love winter!!

    Well, now I'm off to the northwoods for the weekend, hope the plumbing in the cabin doesn't freeze![​IMG]
    Last edited: Mar 3, 2007
  2. eggchel

    eggchel Crowing

    Dec 26, 2006
    Both Coasts
    great pictures ella, thanks for sharing. I hope that you thaw out soon.

  3. dlhunicorn

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

    Jan 11, 2007
    oh my!!! guess your birds are coop bound for awhile then!!!
  4. bigzio

    bigzio Crowing

    Jan 20, 2007
    ella, thanks for sharing the pics! I think we were hit with the same storm, at least the results were the same. Only difference is I hate winter. Too much additional work and I like cooking out and having a beer in the nice summer weather better.


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