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Fun in the Thanksgiving Snow

While most of the US was enjoying picture perfect weather this holiday week, those living in parts of Maine got a reminder of what lies ahead. I have a cottage in Central Maine was blanketed with 10” of heavy white stuff. If you mix children with snow and you get an amazing amount of fun. So, after Thanksgiving dinner, we all had a blast building a snowman which led to a turkey and finally a black bear.

Below are a few photos of what you might have missed if you didn’t get snow in your backyard. With the snowman are Reid, Paige, Gabe, Nick, Ryan and Luke. (There were bigger kids left out of the photos for bad behavior). I also included a photo showing why Maine is known as “the Pine Tree State.” All of those conifers are especially beautiful after a wet, heavy snowstorm.

I hope that your holiday was blessed with good food, family, and memories that will last a lifetime! While people scramble for gifts on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday, these are the things that give the holiday season its true meaning!


1 rmck1839 { 12.05.11 at 2:30 pm }

Very cold winter acomin

2 Elizabeth Shircore { 11.30.11 at 4:28 pm }

I enjoyed reading about your snowfall in Maine! What a lovely place and I enjoyed your photos! I have often thought about what life in Maine would be like, and as I desire to live on a farm and adopt kids, it sounds like an ideal setting….I’d just have to find a good work-from-home job via computer most likely! And the pine trees have me sold. I was just reflecting to a friend today that I must live somewhere with pines–my favorite all year round. We have our fair share here in WA state–I just would need some wherever I go if I do end up moving away from here!
Send some snow out here to Seattle this year! Or to Pennsylvania at Christmas, where I will be for a week! I always look forward to snow every year. :)
Blessings all!!

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