Sunday, March 01, 2009

What's this stuff?

We woke this morning to an unfamiliar site!



About two inches of very wet snow blankets the ground.



I went outside twice before 8 a.m. to take a few photos so that in my older age I can remember what snow looked like.



The birds were chirping their morning greeting. The air was very still, waiting, I think, on more wintry weather. The bird noises echoed off the house. The sounds were quite lovely.



The roads are uncovered. This is a good kind of snow, when you can still travel but the ground gets the benefit of the moisture. From a farming point of view, this was much needed and will be a big help.

8 comments:

  1. It's beautiful isn't it? WE didn't get quite as much as you but the kids are loving it! Supposed to be getting a bit more aren't we?

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  2. Was wondering if Floyd was getting snow...thinking it might have it you got some,though that's certainly no guarantee!

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  3. At 10:30 AM, in eastern Franklin County, the snow is just starting. The glaze of ice that covers everything is still here.

    But the fields so need a good layer of snow that blankets the earth for a few days. I'm prepared to burrow in until it's over.

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  4. Lovely, lovely shots! We have snow in the NC mountains, as well, with more expected. Very pretty, but I've got to say---I'm so, so ready for spring.

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  5. We had a bunch of Cardinals in our yard too. I love the red and white contrast. It's like the collision of winter and spring! Great photos!

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  6. Oh, I'm so jealous! It never snowed in Danville when I lived there. My friend, who still lives there, sent me pics today. You all got a lot of snow! Enjoy!

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  7. I'm so glad we finally got some snow! I was so excited. I like the pics!

    Hope you're feeling better!

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  8. I stepped outside in the morning as well and the birds were singing loud and strong.

    Di
    The Blue Ridge Gal

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