Tag Archives: Snow

First touch of Winter

The long drought has ended. Rain, day of rain have soaked the soil leaving us with a shortage of around nine inches more to make up for Gaia’s stinginess. What can one expect when there are hordes of misfits torturing … Continue reading

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Snow on the Azalea

The last time this occurred was 2011. As you can guess, this is not common. It isn’t just snow, under the fluffy stuff is ice which is more common. There is around five inches, more than enough to turn the … Continue reading

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Winter fenceline

In Vermont, exposed fence lines in hillside pastures will have snow about one inch deep on one side and over your head on the other side. The wind will pick up the snow and move it across a pasture leaving … Continue reading

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April in Vermont

When one thinks Spring thinking snow isn’t a bad idea. Vermont can have a sunny morning and two inches of snow in the afternoon. The vagaries of the weather is something that one learns at an early age to live … Continue reading

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Outstanding in it’s own field

Snowbound for another year, again. Vermont has many old vehicles that sit, viewing the same patch of scenery until the scenery overtakes them.Sperry Road Cornwall, Vermont 02/27/2007 Traveling along the road, I happened to find the property owner outside one … Continue reading

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Cabin Fever

It doesn’t take too mich to get one longing for some sun, warmer days and a bit less snow. With a month and a couple of days more to go before Spring, the yearning gets stronger each day. All one … Continue reading

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A common Vermont view

One can’t travel in the winter on many roads in Vermont without getting behind one of the omnipresent plows. Vermont has a bare road policy. 24 hours after the end on a storm, Vermont main roads are to be snow … Continue reading

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Middlebury Snow Bowl

Snowboarders prep themselves for their scent up the hill to get the first run of the day in before the slopes get crowed. The ski area is owned by Middlebury College and is closed to the public on the weekends … Continue reading

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Waiting for a warmer day

Cruising on a chilly day isn’t something any southern belle is going to do. If and that’s a big if one could find someone mentally discombobulated enough to go down lakeside, you would have to convince them they’d have to … Continue reading

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Snow catcher

This snow catcher is a remnant from when the Pacolet River was dammed up to create the Lake Bowen reservoir which is the Spartanburg water supply. Sitting in one of the inlets, it’s sole job now is to catch snow … Continue reading

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