Children have short memories

Sunday, November 04, 2007

Today we decided to finally get off our asses and clean the garage and the back yard in preparation for winter. We have already had two snowfalls which thank Gawd, melted within the day.

Last year, from the first snow fall that stayed till the last snow of the year was seven months 23 days. And that doesn't take in the snow that came and melted nor the horribly cold spring that meant we still had snow in May.

Mentally patting ourselves on the back, we walked from the back yard to the front, ready to go in and continue sitting on our asses - only to feel the first flakes start falling.

That was four this afternoon and it hasn't stopped.

Out of the mouths of babes, we heard "Tomorrow is going to be so much fun"

Fuckers. They have no clue what we are in for.


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Blogger Sheila said...

you know, in canada, it snows a lot. if you don't like so much snow, you should move south. just sayin'.

11:25 PM, November 04, 2007  
Blogger CP said...

That's the beauty of a childs perspective. They are completely open to all possibilities while we remain jaded. Look at the snow the way they do...if only for a minute or two, before you have to start shoveling. Bet it takes you to a really nice place.


11:28 PM, November 04, 2007  
Blogger Kentucky Girl said...

*blink blink blink* Snow? *blink blink blink* What is that? We went to the beach today. :P

1:00 AM, November 05, 2007  
Blogger Mr. Fabulous said...

Yeah, I am with Sheila. Why not move to Florida? You KNOW you want to be closer to me and Avi and Britt and CP...

4:43 AM, November 05, 2007  
Blogger Mel said...

I agree with you snow sucks! As much as I dis SC I do like that it rarely snows here!

4:50 AM, November 05, 2007  
Blogger DeeJay said...


You crack me up.

We are lucky to get maybe 2 measurable snow falls in a season.

By March people are wearing sandals and shorts again.

Actually...they still are. Weirdo's.

7:36 AM, November 05, 2007  
Blogger Diane Mandy said...

It's 70 degrees here today. I'm not rubbing it in--promise!

11:36 AM, November 05, 2007  
Blogger Robin said...

I don't want to hear about snow!


12:38 PM, November 05, 2007  
Blogger Not a Granny said...

Ummm...I did have to put on jeans today and socks. It got cold here also, 66 degrees.

12:39 PM, November 05, 2007  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Kittgirl's opinion of snow is "It's awful, just awful"

1:11 PM, November 05, 2007  
Blogger Bluepaintred said...

Sheila Heh. I would, but 'all have freaky spiders n snakes up there!

CP Meh. Tr dealing with eight months below forty and see if you can enjoy it.

Kentucky Girl Tell Dixie to nip you in our ankles for me

Mr.Fab Uhm. You scare me. so no.

Mel Snow sucks. A lot. No really. its cold and wet and gross and m back hurts when I shovel and I hate snow.

DeeJay Just start calling me green.

Diane Is there winter and snow in Germany though?

Robin Is it snowing there yet? It will...

Not A Granny shouldn't you be relaxing in our pool? *Pouts*

Coffee Mom now that is a smart kid!

1:24 PM, November 05, 2007  
Blogger Robin said...

No and I'm still holding out hope that we miss snow entirely this winter.

6:38 PM, November 05, 2007  
Blogger Fantastagirl said...

When I was a PT SAHM I loved snow days - we did so many cool things...

Now that I have to go out in it no matter what - I dislike it...but I have 4x4 this year so I am kinda looking forward to it...

8:05 PM, November 05, 2007  
Blogger Marilyn said...

I'm with you... Hubby wants to move to ALASKA.

I'm moving next-door to Fab.

4:55 PM, November 06, 2007  

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