Wednesday, February 9, 2011

remembering the 2011 blizzard

{our snowy window}

 In addition to my time line post, I thought I would touch on some of the other memorable things that occurred during this historic weather event. I also have a few other photos I wanted to post.

{elliott looking outside at me}

blizzard 2011 facts:
- we officially got between 17.5 and 18.5 inches of snow
- for a period of time I-70 was closed state wide
- the highest drift in our yard was taller than my waist
- the wind was gusting up to 50 mph
- there were tons of people walking up and down the street with overnight bags
- Steven and I worked on the hardest puzzle ever {it's still not done today}
- we didn't leave the house at all for 4 days
- our road was never totally plowed
- we didn't get any mail on Wednesday

{tuesday night, the snow had pretty much stopped}

{thursday morning, the 'snow gate' was up}

{toby sticking his neck out to look around}

{pretty snow drift}

{the snow drift on the side of steven's car}

{hi! look how tall the drift is there!}

{what our road looked like on Thursday afternoon}

{the snow was taller than my boots!}

{ell was lucky enough to get out for a few minutes}

There is my brief blizzard recap. :) It was certainly a weather event to remember!

xoxo, christa


  1. Yeah.... this makes me happy I'm living in WI!

  2. Awsum photos Christa...I see its finally going to hit the upper 60s here...been chilly. tell Steven that Tim and Farhana are in San Diego now...job training....details later! Love you, Char

  3. that is just so crazy!! I love the pic with toby sticking his head out!

  4. That is just insane!! I'm so sick of all this snow right now! I'm longing for the summer desperately. We had a lot of snow here in Germany, too.
    Hope you're all right again?! Is everything back to normal?
    XO. Nadine

  5. And I was complaining about what little snow we got here in TX! WOW!! I love that picture of Toby! He's such a cutie!

    Love, Mere


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