Friday, February 8, 2013


I took some before pics this morning. I will update tomorrow with after. As you can see all our snow is gone from our warm-up last week. Winter Storm Nemo is on his way and we are expected to get 12" to 24" of snow. We've heard this before and most likely we will be on the lower end of accumulation but 24" isn't unheard of in our neck of the woods. The news reports are comparing this storm to the storm of `78. I was 2 years old and my parents had snowmobiled into hunting camp for the weekend with my sister and I. (Which I think that is what my parents are planning on doing tomorrow!) The story goes, there was so much snow the snowmobile couldn't break trail to get us out so my dad had to use snowshoes to pack down the snow first before the snowmobile would go over it. Camp is 2 miles into the woods on the Appalachian Trail. By the time my dad got out my grandparents were coming in to get us. I believe the story is that it took 6 hours for my dad to make a trail... Back then there were no cellphones to call and say we were okay!

We also lost our rooster Winston yesterday. We've actually lost two chickens this week, but Winnie went down as a hero protecting his flock, from the amount of feathers everywhere he put up quite a fight. We are not exactly sure what is preying on them but it's either a hawk, owl or weasle. All attacks have ripped their heads off and tore apart their bodies (I know T.M.I) but larger animals would of carried them away...
R.I.P Winston, we'll miss your crow...

1 comment:

  1. stay warm Henrys! better yet make a trip to louisiana:) it is 70 here today although I am still wearing a sweater(Im a sissy)

    so sorry to hear about your chickens/rooster


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My name is Jackie and I am a mother, wife, friend, sister, daughter, cousin to many, and a dreamer of sorts. I dream of many things and one is a life full of acceptance, achievement and success for my Super Hero son Asa. He's got extra good stuff that comes with a little thing called Down syndrome. We live in the beautiful state of New Hampshire with our 2 Bulldogs; Rosie, Frankie and 36 chickens.