We are getting our second shot of winter. January was warm, dry, actually nice.
But now winter is back; up at 3:50, shoveling 3" off the driveway, then to the gym, get back, SWMBO heads to work at 5:15 or therebouts.
Calls me and says she left her phone,,,,,,,,,,,so another 2" to shovel before heading out through the covered and slow going streets to drop off the phone, get to work about 6:30 and more shoveling for the walk; snow removal guy shows up for all the parking lot, move the two parked autos to the field so he has a clear shot...…..
Meeting a client at 10:30, check to be sure we are still on, need to give myself extra time to get there.
Snow just takes up a lot of the day.
Oddly enough we got about 6" of snow yesterday here in central OK. Shoveled the drive and back patio for the dogs. They love it.
It was 15d when I woke up this AM but it's a balmy 24 now. I had the good fortune to be able to clear my schedule for a couple of days. Nothing to do but put on a pot of beans. It's east to enjoy "winter" in OK because in 3 days it will be 60 degrees and all the white stuff will be gone. 😉
Understand what you are going through based on my few years living in the snow belt in Michigan adjacent to the east shore of Lake Michigan. Crazy amounts of snow could fall in very short periods of time. Mountains of snow had to be removed from business drives and parking areas by dump trucks to remote locations numerous times each winter. Can recall parking at work on bare pavement at 8:00 a.m. then the snow was a few inches deeper than the bottom of the car doors by 10:00 a.m. when we all went home for the rest of the day while we still had a prayer of making it. One thing that really aggravated me was the stupid snow plow driver who was paid to clear the driveways in our apartment complex of five buildings with 12 apartments each. Each building had a long car port with 12 parking spaces, one assigned to each apartment. That idiot always drove such that he left a massive ridge directly behind all of the vehicles at about 5:00 a.m. He could have driven in the opposite direction and put the ridge in the grassy area by each building.
Not sure how we're going to survive here in Austin... 😎
(@Wendell, tried multiple times to attach a couple photos, followed the "pop up" directions, did the "drag and drop" option...added photos using Attach Files and My Media, checked boxes, add to post button....all with no success)
Weather here in Puget Sound; only a trout or salmon would like. I will be in the field today trying to forget that I was in Maui last week.