Sunday, January 25, 2015

The White Stuff


(Insert your best Gomer Pyle voice) 

Surprise, surprise, surprise!  


We awoke to a bit more than a dusting of snow yesterday morning.  




I think the forecast was for a dusting with some sleet.  



No sleet, just incredibly large, fluffy flakes.  Witnessed by me at about one o'clock in the morning when the dogs needed an outside break.  



When the sun came up, it made everything sparkle.  

Then, it melted by noon.  

"Snow provokes responses that reach right back to childhood."  

Andy Goldsworthy 



40 comments:

  1. Since I am 'snow lover', I enjoyed your pictures this morning.

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  2. Linda, I confess I enjoyed it too. Even though it was around for only a short time.

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  3. Oh, how lovely. Just enough to be beautiful but not enough to be a nuisance.

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  4. Were the dogs surprised too! No snow here yet, more or less summer with flies and bees buzzing around outside. I don't know what they do at night as it get real cold then.

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  5. Sounds like a fun snow surprise . . .
    Perfect quote . . . I went right back to snow angels!

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  6. The snow is beautiful! I love your reference to Gomer Pyle!

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  7. Such a lovely surprise on a Sunday morning, Michelle! Enjoy the beautiful white landscape - and the frosty sounds under your feet :)

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  8. Wow your quote is dead on- snow takes me instantly back to my childhood..even the threat of it does. And of course I can mimic Gomer Pyle..I am a huge fan of all things Mayberry.

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  9. I grew up watching The Andy Griffith Show.. good memories. We haven't had as much snow as you here in Oregon!
    ((hugs)), Teresa :-)

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  10. It really was beautiful. Ours hasn't quite melted yet, but it is on its way to being gone. Beautiful photos. xo Laura

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  11. A winter Wonderland and gone by noon? Perfect. We got 3 inches. That's nuttin'. 8-12 scheduled for Tues-Wed.

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  12. One year here in Roanoke, back in the 1990s, we had a forecast for a "dusting" of snow and ended up with 26 inches. I understand after that the word "dusting" was not allowed in the newsroom ever again.

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  13. Love the first picture, I can just imagine that scene in summer, what a contrat...

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  14. Wow!!!! Looks like my neck of the woods, very pretty snowy pictures. Blessings Francine.

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  15. It looks beautiful Michelle. We had some snow that melted and turned to sleety rain yesterday but tomorrow we're told we will have more snow.

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  16. Beautiful and the best kind of snow, no clean up required!! I love those bottle trees, so clever, I need to make one!!

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  17. Beautiful shots but that last one is the best.

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  18. I like all of these, but he second from the bottom is fabulous. Love it...expanded view is better, but you can see the beauty in the smaller version.

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  19. Beautiful....don't you just love the glistening when the sun shines on the snow? so very pretty.

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  20. so pretty. they are calling for snow around here on Monday. we will see??! ( :

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  21. You were lucky that it all melted by noon. My friends in New England are not going to be so lucky the next couple of days.

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  22. I love beautiful snow that disappears by noon! Best of both worlds, I think. Such a pretty snow! :)

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  23. I love snow, really hardly ever see it in North Texas-so I am really enjoying yours!
    Jemma

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  24. As your photos demonstrate snow does have beauty.

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  25. wOw!! awesome snowy pictures!! LOVE the first one. you know those weather people...much of the time, they just can't seem to get it right! a dusting! hmph!!
    oh yeah....and thanks...(sarcastic thanks)...now i can't get gomer's voice out of my head!! yikes!! :)

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  26. Well Golllllllly (inserting my best Gomer Pyle voice, haha). Thanks a lot! Now I'm going to have him in my brain loop for the day...cant even tell you if THAT ever happened before :)

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  27. I always enjoy your photos and your sense of humor leaves me smiling. Wishing you a fine week ahead.

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  28. Oh, how lovely to see snow and sun!

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  29. Excellent images, great quote!

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  30. Pretty! We got some here, but it's too warm to stick in the streets.

    Snowpocalypse is further north.
    ~

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  31. I wish it would have come just a bit farther east...it was glorious, if only for a moment. You were able to capture some wonderful shots!

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  32. Well that was quick!!!! Gorgeous though!

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  33. awww, what a beautiful snow and I LOVE IT when it melts fast. :)

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  34. I think snow makes everything look more beautiful! We're having a bit of a heat wave. Was 70 degrees today in the Denver area.

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  35. It looks pretty AND very clean.

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