We did indeed get a full 24″ of snow from the blizzard. E and I went out multiple times to dig out — from 8:30 to 10 pm, 12:30 to 1:30 am, and then 11 am to noon. I’m glad we kept up with the snowfall, or there’s no way our snowblower could have handled any of it this morning. M is still sick enough that we haven’t let him outside, so he got a pass on shoveling.
24″ all at once made for an especially dramatic change since we had no snow on the ground before the storm started. Check out some before and after photos I took around the yard.
Back of the house:
Front of the house:
Back yard, looking through the window:
Cat, who unlike the shed and the oil tank, is not terribly inclined to be in an identical position 28 hours later:
And finally, how do you show your love for your wife when you’re shoveling together in the wee hours in the morning in a raging blizzard? Well, E drew this on the back of my car: