This weekend my part of Norway was socked with snow, and it’s been like walking around in a snow globe.
We got nearly a foot of snow in about 24 hours and it was cool to see how the Norwegians took it all in stride. But hey, this is Norway, what’d I expect? When I lived in Portland, Oregon we got a dusting of snow and the city shut down.
I put a toy car on our porch so you guys can see how much
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The email came Monday night. School was canceled due to snow that had not yet begin to fall. But the forecasters had been predicting Ice-Age proportions of snow, tossing around the once-funny, but now trite names like Snowpocalypse and Snowmageddon.
I was excited to tell Logan the news, he wouldn’t have to go to kindergarten tomorrow. Once he heard school was canceled, tears of sadness filled his eyes. I was baffled. I can’t win with this kid. He complains about going to school, now he’s … Read more ...
The descriptions of this blizzard are endless. Snowmaggedon. Snowpocalaypse. Snowtastrophe. Snowlacaust. Or my favorite: winter.
A sledding path to the street.
OK so that’s a bit harsh, it *is* the worst storm in decades and it dumped a good 20 inches. And last night’s “thundersnow” was pretty cool, I’d never before seen lightning during a snowstorm. We’ve got about 4 feet of alps formed just outside our garage. So I’ll admit it, this was a spectacular storm.
I’m just glad we’re all home.
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