By the time I went to bed Monday night we had about an inch and a half - maybe 2 inches - of snow. When I got up Tuesday morning we had about 4 inches of snow and it was still falling thick and fast. By lunch time (so about 2 hours later, lol) we had about 5 inches, and still the snow was falling!
So, I decided I wanted to make a snowman. Then - remembering Iggy's comment - changed my mind and made a snowdog instead. :)
So, I grabbed my gloves, put on some wooly socks and headed outside to make a snowdog.
I hardly had to move to get the snow I needed to make it. I just gathered up the snow from around where I was making it. There was more than enough... Even though I was building it right where I'd been grabbing snow from when I was trying - and failing - to persuade Kero to chase some snowballs for me.
I haven't seen this much snow in a long time! :)
I'd have made it more detailed, but even with my gloves on - bearing in mind they're the kind with two layers that you can wear both layers (one is fingerless, the other has fingers) - my hands were becoming VERY cold. And - despite the pair of regular socks and pair of wooly socks I was wearing - so were my feet. So I decided to call it quits, put my Griffindor scarf on "Snow Dog" and asked Kelly to take a photo to put on here.
We ended up with something like 6 inches of snow before it stopped snowing. My Mam says they got more - despite them only being a few miles away - but since they live a little way up the mountain we're not surprised about that.
The temperature dropped really low once the sun set yesterday, and some of the snow froze. Then - when the sun came up today - the ice and snow started to melt. I knew it would soon.
I don't mind... I've had my snow. I've thrown some snowballs, I've made a snowman... Er, snowdog... And a snowcastle... So I'm happy now! :)
Snowdog lasted a little over 24 hours... His head fell off a little while ago from bits melting off him, which made his neck too weak to support his head. I guess Kero aproved of him, because he didn't try and trample Snow Dog like he did to my snowcastle... LOL!
And Kelly said he thinks my birdy friends enjoyed the snow too... They were singing happily in the garden (I knew that bit) and Kelly says there were little birdy footprints all over the snow... Even before I gave them their breakfast Monday. I'd have mentioned it in Monday's post, but he never said anything until after I'd done the post, and I couldn't be bothered to go in and edit it.
OK, I think that will do for now.
Enjoy whatever's left of your day! :)