Snowpocalypse 2011

Nary two weeks into the new year, New England experienced another major snowstorm, dubbed locally as the snowpocalypse. This on the heels of the what I called the Boxing Day Blizzard. This storm was considerably more substantial, however.

Photo: Kids at Play Photo: Lost the HandleBeginning in the wee hours of the morning the snow arrived and continued to fall for about eighteen hours or so and left us with eighteen inches. In the early morning rush hours two to three inches were falling an hour. The severity was anticipated and, of course, school was canceled. Snow day!

Photo: Tastes GoodPhoto: ShovelingThe kids loved it. Staying home with the family was a nice reprieve. The house was a nice cocoon from the showdown for most of the day. Ali made pancakes for breakfast. For the rest of the morning the kids played inside and I did some work. After lunch and naps the outside play began.

Photo: SnowmanPhoto: Snow Angel

One thought on “Snowpocalypse 2011

  1. Wow! That is A LOT of snow. I thought that we had a lot in Chicago. Good thing you have two crew members to shovel for you. Awesome pictures

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