After the Shoveling

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By the time these images post, the snow will be gone and the East Coast will have moved on to the next big story.  Thanks for checking in this week.  Hope you’ve enjoyed my #JonasBlizzard2016 images.  And remember! I’d love to see yours, so please share a link!

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Why the VT cup?  Much hydration is needed when shoveling a long, steep driveway, and I just liked the way the cup looked in the snow.

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All Over But the Shoveling

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Sunday dawned bright, with that crystal clear blue sky that often follows a storm.  The temperature hovered around 20, but the sun made it seem much warmer.

My Weber Grill, forgotten and uncovered, became a work of art.  Or so it seemed to me.

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It’s been fun sharing a few photos at a time, and I very much appreciate you stopping by to take a look.  To see other images from the Blizzard of 2016, please visit #Jonas, Snowbound Bike Chick, The Lull, or Keep The Feeder Full.

Keep The Feeder Full

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During much of the storm, I was inside working on Nurse Practitioner Continuing Education Units.  I’d dash out to take a photo, and come right back in to work.  Very early on Saturday morning (2:30am), I was outside shooting and was intrigued by the sight of this chair.

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You just never know what will catch the eye of a photographer.

To see other images from the Blizzard of 2016, please visit #Jonas, Snowbound Bike Chick, or The Lull.

The Lull

On Friday, there was a lull in the storm; a few hours when the snow stopped falling.  I was dismayed!

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Yes! I love the adventure that comes with snow.  There is excitement in the air.  A change of pace.

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As David Dudley of The New York Times said, snow “briefly hides everything – the plastic grocery bags and mini-marts and dog poop and salt grimed Toyotas and sundry disorder of modernity.  Watching the quotidian American crudscape transform into a fairy-tale kingdom is a legitimate wonder.  Name another disaster that leaves an afflicted region more attractive in it’s wake”.  It’s a great opinion piece; you should read it!

To see a couple more images from the Blizzard of 2016, please visit #Jonas or Snowbound Bike Chick.

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If you found time to visit yesterday, you know that I am posting an image a day this week, all of which showcase the beauty that was the Blizzard of 2016. Visit #Jonas to see yesterday’s image.  I’d love to see your winter photos as well, so please feel free to leave a link to your snow images.

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I am not immune to the fact that those without power / heat, and others stranded on highways, spent time suffering.  Most of us though, had an opportunity for time with family, books and games, exercise (ie shoveling), cooking, and were mostly just inconvenienced.

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I spent much of yesterday shoveling a foot of snow from my driveway, and if you know me at all, you know that I’m not complaining.  You also know that I am a huge lover of snow, winter photography, and adventure.

So this week, in a change of pace for me, I’m going to post one image a day.  The week ahead is pretty full, but right now I’m watching Peyton Manning and the Broncos take down the Patriots, and I have time to schedule some posts.

Thanks for checking out the photos this week.  If you were in the path of Jonas, the Blizzard of 2016, I am hoping that you were nothing more than inconvenienced and that you are warm and safe.

Share Away, my Snow Loving Sisters and Brothers!

I’m very much looking forward to seeing your beautiful snow images.  Since I’ll be out shoveling the snow, and glorying in the post storm beauty, please, please share a link in the comment section.  I don’t want to miss an image!

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