I’ve been snowed in for twelve days and counting. This beats the previous record of 9 days, though that experience had the added bonus of a 4-day power outage. So far we have been spared that nicety, but that doesn’t stop us from feeling a bit sorry for ourselves.
This was the state of my car yesterday:
Note that that was not the first time I had cleared it off. Today I only (?) had 5 inches of new snow to clear off. The accumulation on the ground is about 18 inches, but we’ve had at least twice that in individual snow falls. It just keeps coming. The dogs love it, though:
And in those rare moments when the sun comes out, even I have to admit that it’s pretty:
I suppose it’s a small price to pay for living in the forest on a mountain. But I’ll be glad when I can mix with the valley folk again!