Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Nature | Snow Scenes
Snowstorms are to be expected in New England each winter. This winter, though, I'd say we've had more than our fair share. I haven't looked up any statistics, but I would venture to guess that this has been the snowiest winter I've lived through since moving here six years ago.
I imagine that living in New Hampshire is responsible for some of the extra inches of snow. In Boston, we didn't get every snow storm that hit NH. And when we did get snow in the city, it was quick to melt. Out here, though, the snow sticks around. And it sticks around some more. Before long, we might be able to form ski slopes in our backyard. :)
Last night, after the snow had fallen for hours, Taras and I went for a walk around the neighborhood. The evening after a snowfall is always a little magical. Everything is still and quiet, and all the houses and trees have a soft glow from the white snow. I couldn't wait to get back out there this morning and take a few pictures.
All of these photos were taken this morning in our yard. Thankfully, yesterday's snowfall was the beautiful kind that falls softly and sticks to the trees. The type of snowfall that makes you appreciate the winter season and leaves a snowy aftermath that looks like something out of Narnia.
As pretty as it is, I'm hoping we catch a break for a while. :)