Shannon Stacey

The first snowball of the season…

…has been thrown. The drive up north was interesting, with lots of pink and purple-tinged, VERY close lightning that’s not quite as pretty when you’re hauling a 4-place trailer with an aluminum clamshell. :hide:

So we’re sitting in the camper the first night, and I decided to step outside for a smoke since it sounded like the rain had stopped. Wrong. It hasn’t stopped—it had become snow. And the lovely high winds were blowing horizontally at me. Nice. But the weekend turned out to be fairly decent, and we got a ride in.

Starting out, at lower elevations, it was still ‘merely chilly’…peak foliage gone by, but still pretty views:

They’d clearly had lots of rain:

But as climbed, we found lots of snow:

Since my husband’s a sledder, he was thrilled to see snow. For the rest of us, however, it means no more riding unless we invest in full snow gear. And since we’ve got a winter seasonal up north, it looks like we’ll the husband will be shelling out some money.

But this it for a while. We’re still pondering a Thanksgiving trip up there. We’re at odds over the dinner. Since the water’s shut off in the winter, I don’t see myself washing a roasting pan and gravy boat in the campground’s heated bathroom. :lmao:

2 comments to “The first snowball of the season…”

  1. Charlene
      · October 23rd, 2006 at 8:47 am · Link

    Tough choice! I know I’ll be cooking a turkey. And :type:

  2. Anna Lucia
      · October 23rd, 2006 at 5:02 pm · Link

    Foil trays and disposable cups…. ggg It can be done!

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