Snow Day 2012

Not more than 48 hours after I was musing about how I would really love it if we had a good snowy winter storm, the powers that be obliged, and obliged with fervor. We here in Western Washington got (and, if reports are true, will continue to get) a good dumping, and I couldn't be happier.

Day 1 took me out for a nice walk in the woods in Bellingham. I covered many miles and smiled the whole way. I made it up to Whatcom Falls where snow in the woods was displayed straight out of a Robert Frost poem*.

Day 2 was an adventure in getting from Bellingham to Anacortes on the bus when, unexpectly, Island Transit was shut down. Big props to Skagit Transit* for being there and doing a great job! When the roads are bad, people need public transportation more than ever. (The above picture is taken at Skagit Station)

We were treated to even more snow for day 3, and despite the extra work, I'm as stoked as ever. I've got no place else to go, so let it snow, let it snow, let it snow*.

(As a side note, in looking back through the archive, I'm realizing that just about every winter, I have a snow post, which must say something about my relationship with snow. Anyway, with that thought in mind, here's my archival self-portait).
Wednesday January 18 2012File under: Anacortes, misc

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on Thu 19th Jan, 2012 11:50 am PST Wren said:
What to do on a snow day but play! We built and awesome igloo with the neighbor.
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on Thu 19th Jan, 2012 01:59 pm PST Jule said:
Olympia snow is 12" deep with quarter inch of ice on top! No power. Luckily the bar has power
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on Mon 23rd Jan, 2012 02:03 am PST Horge said:
While that igloo is pretty awesome (seriously though, is there any home-made igloo that fails awesomeness), makes me nostalgic for the ol' Garce-gloo...
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