Monday, February 1, 2016

A BRIEF SNOW DAY

This time the Weather Gods didn't lie.



This is what the back yard looked like when I rose from the Arms of Morpheus at about 7:30 this morning.

And you can't see it real well in my pictures but it was still snowing.

For awhile it was a white-out beyond the wall.


The snow cat was nearly submerged and the bird bath was not looking inviting to our neighborhood flock.


The BRD lives in Prescott, a couple of hundred feet higher than where we live.

She gets a little more snow than we do and sent a picture taken from just outside her front door this morning.


I had a late morning doctor appointment and found the streets and the highway nearly clear of snow.

But some earlier rises hadn't had that luck. I counted three vehicles off the road and apparently stuck in the snow.

Meanwhile the StoneRidge Community resources were on full alert and when you live in a hilly, golf course community I guess these signs are necessary.


But this is Arizona and by 1 p.m. the sun had come out for awhile and my back yard was getting back to its normal appearance.


As the late great Harry Chapin used to sing "All my life's a circle, sunrise and sundown."

8 comments:

  1. A fun dusting. Doesn't look too bad.

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  2. Not our kind of scene. We are glad that you don't mind snow.

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  3. Really bad driving this morning. 32 cars stuck on an off ramp of 89A. Quite a few couldn't make it up Stoneridge Drive. I wonder if they just abandon their car in the ditch and walk home?

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  4. Out here, California Oaks + Heavy Rain=clogged gutters. I just cleaned them. (again)Sunny and 50 outside at the moment. My NY born wife checks the temps and Buffalo is warmer today than SoCal.

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  5. My sympathies. Always hard when places that don't get snow, get snow. Those of us used to it, ain't no thang.

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  6. I don;t mind the snow, but then I also stay indoors.

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  7. Dry and cool here in Germany.

    Steve

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  8. Pretty pretty - and the best kind that doesn't hang around. We've had so little snow this year we might forget how to deal with it. I'm not sad :)

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