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The Blizzard

Well, this has been a rather exciting last two days. I would think most of you have heard about the blizzard that hit the East Coast by now. Well, that was us and boy did it hit hard. It started around noon yesterday, winds picked up to over 100 km over night. We got 53 cm (about 21 inches) of snow and the winds settled down only around 8 pm this evening.

I do have some pictures for comparison. Now, I don't think these are as dramatic as some. We are on the top of a hill in a pretty open area, so our snow blew away. There are some really good size drifts at the farm. I did have to wait for my in-laws to come over and shovel out my door. I could not open it this morning. It wasn't crazy deep, maybe 6 inches or so. The wind had just packed it in so tight that I could only open the door about two inches. And what about my husband? Well, Wilbert spent the storm in Halifax at a Dairy Conference. He went down a day earlier than planned and is staying the night tonight there as well. So he missed all of the fun

These are from Tuesday, the day before the storm. It was a lovely day and we had some grass showing, which was nice.

Joash testing out a loader we found at Value Village. A nice addition for the sandbox this summer.

Mataya actually liked being outside this time. It wasn't too cold or windy.
 And these are from today. Nice blue skies, but the wind was still howling away.

And tomorrow we are supposed to get rain. Spring will come yet!


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