Let It Snow

Christmas 2012Christmas in Houston and then it’s off to Maine where all hope for snow.

Snow falling over Rockport Harbor
Snow falling over Rockport Harbor

No disappointment as this is what we woke up to this morning.

snowy MaineThere’s something magical about snow.  Maybe it’s the delight of a child who’s tasting it for the first time

snowy Maineor the way everything looks like a winter wonderland.

snowy Maine

Snow means sledding,


skiiingand  skiing on the dirt road that’s now all covered with white.

snowy MaineSnow means warming up with hot chocolate by the fire

snowman1 - Version 2and thinking about the snowman we’ll build later.

It doesn’t snow much in Houston, so this time in Maine is a delight. Even the shoveling doesn’t seem so bad, but maybe we’d change our minds if winter were longer than a few days!

What winter are you experiencing today?

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27 thoughts on “Let It Snow

  1. Loved the Christmas photo! Unfortunately we are getting more wind and rain down here in South Thomaston….all the snow is melting.
    Wishing you and your family a sunny New Year filled with all good things.

  2. That’s a LOT of snow!!!! You look so cute with those big ol’ snow shoes on! It’s fun when you don’t have to get out in it to go to work or whatever. That’s when snow can be classified as pretty! 🙂 Such cute photos of your grandchildren. They look like they were having the time of their little lives, too! Be safe, and Happy New Year!

  3. Oh yes, we definitely have lots of snow in New Hampshire. The only problem is that it is heavy wet snow…not easy to shovel off the walk. Thank goodness we have a plow and a snow blower for most of it.

    1. We had to call a guy to come plow today. I couldn’t bust through the icy mass that was our driveway. I’m kinda glad not to have to do this all the time!

  4. I grew up in Texas and Louisiana but my mom is from OH so every other Christmas we would go there and to Michigan to see her family — visiting snow was so much fun! But not sure I could ever live in it full time. Enjoy! Tammy

    1. It is such fun to see the kids enjoying the snow. For the 3 year old, it is his first experience. Sometimes he likes it, sometimes not. I do love building the memories.

  5. Happy New Year Linda! I’m making the rounds to see what I missed and it is plenty of beautiful snow! Snow is a rare occurrence for us. Your second photo looks like a winter wonderland! Love your picture with the reindeer antlers:)

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