Houston...We have Snow!

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  1. manlypoetryman profile image78
    manlypoetrymanposted 13 years ago

    Now to you Northernors (and those around the globe that have mucho snow!)...even those in Dallas big_smile (PDH). That may be no big deal...but down here...especially this early (Dec. 4)...our winter is barely starting!  The drivers will freak...the ground is soppin' wet...(so mucho ice!)...and our pipes don't like freezin' weather for long durations...like the freeze thats coming! The snow isn't sticking yet...but it is a flurry out there...and the temps dropping.

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      A Texanposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Waitin on it in Roundtown, believe it when I see it!

      1. manlypoetryman profile image78
        manlypoetrymanposted 13 years agoin reply to this

        Nothin' yet for ya'll...I wonder how...it is missin' ya!?

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          A Texanposted 13 years agoin reply to this

          No clue, but its plenty cold

    2. Yanchun Ge profile image61
      Yanchun Geposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Under the snow in northern China's great.

  2. Laura du Toit profile image77
    Laura du Toitposted 13 years ago

    Wish I was there - I am a winter person and we are just going into our summer. I envy you smile

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      A Texanposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Envy? You have never seen Texans drive in this kind of weather. Its probably safer in Afghanistan!

      1. manlypoetryman profile image78
        manlypoetrymanposted 13 years agoin reply to this

        Ain't that the truth!

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        Ghost32posted 13 years agoin reply to this

        lol  As a displaced Montanan living in southeastern Arizona, I have to say:  Tex got it right!  We got snow on the 23rd, business and schools all shut down.  No kidding.  The amount never exceeded one half inch and was gone by 11 a.m.  Didn't matter! lol

    2. manlypoetryman profile image78
      manlypoetrymanposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Me...I'm a summer person. I've done snow. it is beautiful...and the kids will have a ball (Great for them!)...But...I prefer to go visit the snow...myself...it is better in its natural place...the Mountains! Where you can ski on it! This town just lost it...just from them hearing the word snow! big_smile

  3. Laura du Toit profile image77
    Laura du Toitposted 13 years ago

    I just won't drive for a few months. Stay indoors with a nice cuppa or a glass of red wine. Thick homemade vegetable soup.

  4. Lisa HW profile image60
    Lisa HWposted 13 years ago

    Your snow storm (or its cousin) are apparently making its way to Massachusetts for tonight.  I'm not too thrilled about it either.  mad  We had almost 70 degrees the day before yesterday.  I was thrilled about that.  Yesterday we had a beautiful, sunny, day (which I was happy about) but it was cold (which I wasn't at all happy about).  mad  Now - snow!!!  I've been dragging my bloody, giant, hanging begonia plants and geraniums in and out of the house each night since October.  I'm considering doing euthanasia on them, and giving up on trying to hang onto the illusion of decent weather.  I'm sick of it.    lol

  5. Uninvited Writer profile image78
    Uninvited Writerposted 13 years ago

    That's funny...I'm in Canada and we haven't had any accumulation of snow yet smile

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    Nelle Hoxieposted 13 years ago

    I know Lisa, I just got out the snow shovel, window scrapers, rock salt and all the other winter stuff. Most of the Cape should get rain, but I live near the Cape Cod Canal at the beginnning, and we often get snow with the rest of you.

    Don't get rid of the begonias. There so beautiful. But I know the feeling, I finished getting the garden ready for winter too yesterday.

  7. Zsuzsy Bee profile image85
    Zsuzsy Beeposted 13 years ago

    Well lets put it this way... whatever snow comes down in your neck of the woods I here in Canada do not have to shovel. I live in the country and somehow the wind seems to drag every bit of snow from snowpiles around  and depositing them right into my drive way. So for once I rejoice in other having all the pleasures and me missing out. (sorry)  Is it spring yet?

  8. Ron Montgomery profile image60
    Ron Montgomeryposted 13 years ago

    Flagstaff is expecting 2 feet next week.

  9. K Partin profile image60
    K Partinposted 13 years ago

    Made national news, been watching it on Today Show! smile

  10. alexandriaruthk profile image63
    alexandriaruthkposted 13 years ago

    Snow is good, cool and COOL!

  11. dyesebel10 profile image64
    dyesebel10posted 13 years ago

    We're having wet snow right now in Maryland.

  12. dyesebel10 profile image64
    dyesebel10posted 13 years ago

    We just had a white Christmas after blizzard last weekend.  We accumulated 2 feet of snow.

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    Hikikomoriposted 13 years ago

    How long does snow last when it happens there?

    Here in Canada, snow lasts all Winter, which is awful.

  14. BEAUTYBABE profile image67
    BEAUTYBABEposted 13 years ago

    We have the Snowy Mountains in Australia and it is a very popular place to go for the skiing, which I can't do anymore.
    Another place to go would be Thredbo, great snow country there too. I haven't been to Canada or even America, but I would love to go there one day just to see what the snow is like there and I don't know if I ever will, but it does look wonderful over there with all the snow covering everything.Texas must be pretty cold at the moment, Laura's soup sounds like a good idea to me., for all you very cold texans.  Keep warm till next time guys BB


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