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Monday, February 25, 2008

Sucks to be you

Loads of snow around here lately. And of course, when the snowplows come to clean off the street, they create snowbanks, which can be several feet high:Happy Monday!

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Blogger turtlegirl76 said ... (Mon Feb 25, 10:09:00 PM EST) : 

Uh. I see a minor problem. =)

That was never a problem at my house growing up since my Dad was the one driving the snow plow. He always made sure he cleaned up our driveway with the plow on his truck before we ventured out to school. One time, he was late and I got stuck in the snowbank in my tiny CRV. He saw me, stopped, and picked up the front of the car and pulled it over the bank. No, my Dad is not hercules. It was a very small car. =)

 

Blogger CathyCate said ... (Mon Feb 25, 10:38:00 PM EST) : 

Yes, I know that one. Shovelling the same snow from the same driveway, seemingly higher each time, ARGH!

Is that a general quote, or have you seen Avenue Q?
:-)

 

Blogger Zonda said ... (Mon Feb 25, 11:11:00 PM EST) : 

Hehe..I so remember that..sorry, shouldn't laugh ;)

The worst part was we lived on a back road in the country, near a curve. So one of us would stand on the banking, and tell the other oneit was ok to get out..and countless times of replowing just so we could get out. Thanks for the memories!

 

Blogger Jo said ... (Tue Feb 26, 06:31:00 AM EST) : 

So, how did you get to work?

 

Blogger Bezzie said ... (Tue Feb 26, 07:24:00 AM EST) : 

Now I'm remembering why it was good we were friends with the city employee that plowed the streets back home. He'd raise the blade when he hit our driveway.

Snowbanks though? That's interesting. We called them snow berms. But we also go snow machining too..not snow mobiling ;-)

 

Blogger Vaedri said ... (Tue Feb 26, 01:24:00 PM EST) : 

Winter is pretty much the only season that makes me glad to be in an apartment building. No shovelling, and I don't have to pay for the heat.

In university, though, I was still driving a boat of a car with a long body that once got stuck like a teeter totter on a snow bank. Some lovely good Samaritans driving by took pity on me and helped me over the hump.

 

Blogger cpurl17 said ... (Tue Feb 26, 02:09:00 PM EST) : 

I've only had to shovel snow once in my life--in Lake Tahoe on the ski trip from HELL that was so bad I am no longer friends with the woman how invited us.

 

Blogger cpurl17 said ... (Tue Feb 26, 02:10:00 PM EST) : 

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Blogger Carol said ... (Tue Feb 26, 06:12:00 PM EST) : 

Same thing around here. Yucky,eh?

 

Blogger Brigitte said ... (Fri Feb 29, 09:40:00 AM EST) : 

Oh yeah. Isn't that just lovely! And if you don't get to it in time it gets hard and crusty. Yuck.

 

Blogger Batty said ... (Sun Mar 02, 10:50:00 AM EST) : 

On the other hand, you get to combine cardio and strength training in one happy shoveling activity!

No, I'm not insane. Just trying to find the silver lining, because otherwise, no snow would ever get shoveled.

 

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