Lord, You can stop the snow anytime now!

As I post this, we’re experiencing yet another evening of snow here in Michigan. I’ve fallen behind in posting recently, but I must record a few more snow pictures from the past several weeks.

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Here is a radar image from Weather.com on December 19th. We live somewhere in the middle of that massive blue blob. The lower peninsula of Michigan was almost entirely covered with a huge snowstorm.

This snowstorm hit while DH was at work.  I was expecting a phone call to report that the car was stuck on his way home.  Shockingly, his little Ford Focus made it through!  Through 1 1/2 miles of unplowed dirt roads.  And through our clogged driveway.

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Snow drifts horribly right near our garage.  Those last few yards were quite challenging.  DH repeatedly backed up and charged forward to push through to the garage.  [Because to use the shovel would not have been manly, of course!]  He said he could see the Ford emblem imprinted into the snow drift each time he reversed.  But he was victorious.  So glad I allocated money in the budget for snow tires this fall!

BTW, the 4×4 truck you see in the background was slated to be DH’s bad-weather vehicle.  But it supposedly requires a new water pump before DH can rely upon it:(

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This photo displays my Expedition stuck in a huge snowdrift on December 21st. DH was attempting to take Button to a birthday party and sleepover. Didn’t make it.  The snow was drifted so high that DH & Button couldn’t get the driver-side doors open.

Even 4x4s aren’t invincible:(

12.19.08 & 12.21.08

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3 thoughts on “Lord, You can stop the snow anytime now!

  1. My daughter, Krista, home in Spokane texted me the same sentiment this a.m. enough already – can we pray it stops snowing. LOL

  2. Cynthia says:

    We haven’t had that much snow, but one day we had drifts tall enough to go above the bottom of our back door! Dh spent 2 days plowing out all of our neighbors….

  3. Lisa says:

    Wow! That’s a lot of snow!

    I love your blog!

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