Oh, snow!

Every winter, I dread the arrival of the stuff they call snow. Some years we don’t get any and sometimes we do.

I find it really hard to walk around outside when it hits. During these times I often don’t leave the house without someone with me for the fear that I will fall or get myself stuck somewhere.When I do go out, I take someone with me, and I use my wheelchair instead of my walking frame.

Earlier I noticed that things suddenly got very dark outside. At first I think it was raining really hard and then I noticed there was white stuff falling from the sky. At first I thought that it might have been hailstones because they were drumming quite hard against the window, it still might have been to start with, I’m not too sure. I wandered over to the window to take a look and noticed that the stuff falling from the sky seemed to look softer than before. I stood watching it come down for a few moments and the roofs of nearby houses started to get dusted in a fine white powder, as did the road and pavement.

It was snow.

Then, as quickly as it started, it stopped again. I think It’s all gone from the pavement and the road now, but there’s still a little bit on the houses.

I’m hoping that that will be the end of our snow for this year, but I wouldn’t be at all surprised if we got some more.

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10 thoughts on “Oh, snow!

  1. I love looking out at snow but must also admit my dislike for getting about in it. The slipping, sliding and bundling up… not as pleasant as watching it from a warm window pane!

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  2. I hope it doesn’t snow here this year… I HATE it!!! luckily being on the south coast we don’t often get much, but even the little bit we do get turns me into an over grown grumpy toddler!!

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      1. on the bright side though, it is a good excuse to stay in and do nothing but drink tea, eat chocolate and chill, and I get plenty of peace and quiet because everyone knows I’ll be in a bad mood!!! every cloud 🙂

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