PRETTY. NOT FROZEN. WITH BRIGHT COLORS.

It snowed. Again. We had a couple of days intermission, but it doesn’t seem we’ve had a real pause between storms. I did not take any pictures of today’s storm. I wasn’t feeling inspired. More like depressed. I hoped we’d miss this one. It wasn’t a big storm. A itty bitty one, but still a storm.

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Maybe I’ll take a few pictures tomorrow. The new pictures will look exactly like the previous pictures. I’m limited to taking pictures from my doorways. All three of them — back, front, and side. Then there are views from my picture window, a few through my kitchen or bathroom windows. They seem unchanged, except for the growth of the ice dams.

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More snow looks the same as it has looked since the first storm at the end of January. Hard to believe until January 27th, the ground was clear.

I’m sure we will remember this as the most brutal and brief winter ever.

The buildup of ice along the back of the house is bad, but there’s nothing we can do about it until it warms up and melts. It’s too thick to break and pulling it off will take the gutters with them.

We’re going to have some repairs to do on the roof and siding when this is over. That’s what insurance is for. This kind of damage is covered and we will not be the only ones putting in claims as spring comes and we can to assess the damage.

In the meantime, Garry brought home flowers the other day. So, rather than shooting more snow, I thought I’d shoot flowers. Because they are pretty, not frozen, and colorful.



Categories: Flowers, Gallery, Nature, Photography, Seasons, snow, Winter

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8 replies

  1. Beautiful posies and SPRING can’t be too far away. You guys have been hit with the storms worse than we have and we’re sick of the ‘snowscape’, too. But, yup, I got the camera out and took some more shots. 🙂

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    • I have to admit that my snow picture limits have been overreached. I want something that isn’t gray or white! But you are right. Spring has got to be close. The calendar says so and unless the seasons have gone away, in a month, it will be a different New England. I sure hope so. I need some better footing. The ground is so icy, I’m afraid to go out there.

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  2. Beautiful images! Thank you!

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  3. More snow — and another theme change!

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    • I went back to the last one that really worked for me … Able. It’s not fancy. No bells or whistles, but no embedded glitches either. Which puts it WAY ahead of the rest of the pack. A lot of the newer themes are seriously buggy. The fancy ones are the worst. I hope this one stays functional. I’m running out of themes!

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