today's weather: warm (a whopping 40F--that's ABOVE zero for a change), but windy.
this afternoon, bubba and i spent an hour and a half playing outside in the snow while cj was napping. i find it difficult to do much with our snow though. when i was a kid (in central wisconsin), we had the most wonderful sticky snows all winter long...snowmen, snow forts, snow balls were all easy to make. not so up here in the northern parts of minnesota. the top layer where the snow had begun to melt a little packs okay, but under that it's just powdery. like dry sand--only colder. it doesn't make very good snowmen, unless you're determined and don't mind them being a tad on the small side. i was determined this afternoon.
here's my snow art. i call it snow waltz. doesn't it look like this lovely couple could be dancing?
it's hard to get a good picture of snowmen. especially since these guys have a snow backdrop too. here's another photo. you can see how they're "dancing" in a little hollow i had dug out of the snow.
and here's bubba with his own snowman.