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We finally had a little snow.

25 Feb

A "random" veering of the storm some 60 miles northward did the trick, and took us (temporarily, I'm sure) out of our dry "pattern", which has kept us nearly snowless, all season, so far. We still, even with this 8" or so, are well below half our "normal" totals for this date. The local farmers will be voicing their complaints this Spring, I'm sure.
But, I did manage to get a few nice ones, despite the pressures of errands that I was running … a nice wet, sticky sort of snow, that makes for nice pictures.
Here they are, with minimal commentary:



Those utility poles really do lean at that angle … at first I thought I had to straighten them, but when I got the building straight, it was apparent that the poles really were leaning.
Next, a series driving through the park:





And then home, to take some meds for my gimpy (temporarily) leg, and quiet afternoon.
Cheers, all!

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Posted by on February 25, 2012 in Uncategorized

 

17 responses to “We finally had a little snow.

  1. ojsnascimento

    February 26, 2012 at 3:02 am

    Beautiful set of photos! It reminds me of two things: how different our winters are and how much I have to learn yet… Loved them all, but through the park series won me. :up:

     
  2. MrLeffe

    February 26, 2012 at 3:02 am

    Very nice post and wonderful pictures 🙂 🙂

     
  3. SittingFox

    February 26, 2012 at 3:02 am

    Nice shots :up: I'm rather enjoying springtime now. But it's still around -20c in southern Saskatchewan, where I'm headed in a couple of weeks, so I'm not putting my snowboots into storage just yet :smurf:Looks like good snow – pretty, but doesn't mess up the roads!

     
  4. fainoantonietta

    February 27, 2012 at 1:02 pm

    I love the snow when it falls from the trees, for me the first 🙂 ⭐

     
  5. roshmma

    February 28, 2012 at 6:02 am

    its already spring here in my place .Lovely pictures .. i like the second one most. :coffee: take care :up:

     
  6. cakkleberrylane

    March 3, 2012 at 8:03 pm

    Beautiful pictures!

     
  7. derWandersmann

    March 3, 2012 at 10:03 pm

    Thank you, all … I have been slow.

     
  8. noptey

    March 4, 2012 at 4:03 pm

    looking chilled ! beautiful shots!!

     
  9. derWandersmann

    March 4, 2012 at 4:03 pm

    Thank you.

     
  10. cakkleberrylane

    March 9, 2012 at 9:03 am

    Very nice shots! They certainly capture the feeling of dampness and cooler temperatures. Best wishes on your leg! I've had problems with my ankle since May. I just found out it is fractured and I managed to tear the ligaments too. But it's getting better.

     
  11. Blackcalla

    March 22, 2012 at 12:03 pm

    These are an excellent example of scenes along Lake Michigan 'up north" and a couple of the areas even look like Charlevoix. I had a hard time leaving them. Very good.

     
  12. noptey

    March 22, 2012 at 3:03 pm

    hello frnd wandersmann !! snow fall is still there in your place ? 🙂

     
  13. derWandersmann

    March 22, 2012 at 4:03 pm

    Merle: They only look "up north", these are shot from the shore just south of Milwaukee. Charlevoix, eh? Spent some happy hours up there a few decades ago, lounging on lawn chairs, eating grilled kielbasa and kraut, and drinking Stroh's longnecks. Vacationed a few times in Bellaire, on the Chain o' Lakes, and at a friend's on Torch Lake.Good times, good times.Noptey: Nope. All gone now … it's 83°F out there now, in the craziest winter I've ever seen. Well, it's Spring now … but no one could tell the difference.

     
  14. noptey

    March 22, 2012 at 11:03 pm

    der wandersman yeah i understand tht seasons change n now its spring time to bloom to its full .i too feel the most favourable n pleasant spring here.its sad to know tht the global warming has affected the mother nature much .:) :coffee: :coffee:

     
  15. debplatt

    March 23, 2012 at 9:03 am

    Love the way that the snow "traces" the tree. :up:

     
  16. noptey

    March 23, 2012 at 1:03 pm

    i too lov all snow fall picts.

     
  17. derWandersmann

    March 23, 2012 at 3:03 pm

    Thank you, both.

     

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