We don’t get much snow, except for occasional flurries, here near sea level on the coast of Washington. So when a storm hits, we make the most of it. Yesterday afternoon through this afternoon we got about 10 inches, which is quite a lot for this area.
The last time this area got a significant amount of snow was February 9, 2019, when about 5 inches fell. We were traveling in the southern hemisphere then and missed it, so we took full advantage of this storm.
My husband went out to get the mail while snow was still falling.
Once the snow stopped, we got all bundled up and went outside to take some photos.
We have several lion statues like this one around campus, but they were all camouflaged today:
One of the reasons we moved into a retirement community was to avoid having to do chores like mowing the lawn and shoveling snow. We are very lucky that we have such a dedicated staff here. They got to work immediately:
Because we had plenty of warning that this storm was on the way, we were able to lay in enough supplies to last us for several days. Our outdoor photography trip reminded us of our childhood in New England and was a welcome break from the seemingly endless routine of the past 10 months.
Wherever you are, we hope you are safe, healthy, warm, and well supplied.
© 2021 by Mary Daniels Brown