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ChuckV

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02-09-2013 01:30 PM

Topic tags/keywords: snowstorm photos

I live in north-central Massachusetts. Last night we had a huge dumping of snow accompanied by howling winds. The snow is fluffy and drifted in crazy patterns.

Here is the view out the door that we usually use. There is a covered porch, but the snow is drifted right up to the door. There is nothing under that drift. It is about 5’ high and growing.

The poor cat is very confused. We let him out another door, but he keeps trying to get back in the blocked door.

Does anyone have any storm photos to share?

-- “While the world with closed eyes sleeps, The sky knows and weeps - steel rain. ” ― Nathan Bell


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boxcarmarty

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#1 posted 02-09-2013 01:37 PM

Wow! You’re gonna be busy for a minute…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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lunn

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#2 posted 02-09-2013 01:44 PM

sorry no blizzard pict. 53 and sunny today in East Tennessee but we did have a 3” snow about 3 weeks ago. If that counts.

-- What started as a hobbie is now a full time JOB!

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ChuckV

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#3 posted 02-09-2013 01:47 PM

lunn,

Have the roads reopened yet?

-- “While the world with closed eyes sleeps, The sky knows and weeps - steel rain. ” ― Nathan Bell

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#4 posted 02-09-2013 01:54 PM

not all of em, up in sum of them hollers folks ain’t dug out yet . never get excited just sit back and sip their shine.

-- What started as a hobbie is now a full time JOB!

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#5 posted 02-09-2013 02:06 PM

Wow! Hope you have plenty o supplies on hand.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#6 posted 02-09-2013 02:17 PM

You got plenty of wood to look at…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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ChuckV

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#7 posted 02-09-2013 02:35 PM

Yes, we stacked a few days’ supply of firewood right by the door – seemed like a good idea. Now, we can’t get out the door!

Soon, I will venture around the house and clear the way.

-- “While the world with closed eyes sleeps, The sky knows and weeps - steel rain. ” ― Nathan Bell

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unisaw

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#8 posted 02-09-2013 04:10 PM

Hey ChuckV – I live in Worcester. Just contemplating starting up the Toro and attacking some 5’ drifts. Quite the night. The good news is that we did not lose power (which we do 90% of the time there is a storm).

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Monte Pittman

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#9 posted 02-09-2013 04:55 PM

We’re supposed to get 3-6 inches of snow tonight. I would rather have rain.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#10 posted 02-09-2013 11:37 PM

here are some:

we made an igloo… (a snow cave to be precise)

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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ChuckV

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#11 posted 02-09-2013 11:45 PM

Wow – great photos Sharon. Thanks.

-- “While the world with closed eyes sleeps, The sky knows and weeps - steel rain. ” ― Nathan Bell

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#12 posted 02-09-2013 11:49 PM

I told my 9-year-old that once he had this drift cleared, he could have breakfast:

... kidding

-- “While the world with closed eyes sleeps, The sky knows and weeps - steel rain. ” ― Nathan Bell

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#13 posted 02-09-2013 11:51 PM

HA! careful he won’t sue you

thanks.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#14 posted 02-09-2013 11:57 PM

Good to hear those of you up in Mass have power, anyone heard from Ellen or Lorna? The cape must have gotten slammed. We held on to our electricity, thankfully, here in central CT. Here’s what my morning and afternoon looked like.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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#15 posted 02-10-2013 12:07 AM

From what I got Quincy is without power, but I haven’t heard of anything regarding the Cape.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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