digging out

As you may have heard, the US East Coast was hit by a blizzard over the past couple of days. We weathered the storm without any incident (happily, we didn’t lose power), and by mid-morning today the skies had cleared and the sun came out. All told, it looks like we got somewhere between 18 inches and 2 feet of snow. (It was crazy-windy last night, so there was much drifting.)

John had shovelled several times during the night, so the driveway only had about 8 inches when the snow stopped. He had, however, left the car untouched. Come 3 in the afternoon, pretty much all of the other necessary shovelling was done. It was time to deal with this:

Dude, where’s my car?

Theo, who often enjoys brushing the snow off the car with our long-handled snow brush, decided that he would take on the job.

2:54:28 p.m. Trying the side of the car first, but having trouble reaching the car.

2:54:46 p.m. Around to the back, and looking determined.

2:55:09 p.m.

2:55:16 p.m.

2:55:59 p.m. “You can get the rest, Mommy.”

So it was up to me.

4:09 Close enough? I think this is kind of a good look for the car. And we didn’t have to go anywhere.

What do you see? (Please participate in the snow Rorschach test.)

13 responses to “digging out

  1. Stegosaurus fins. :)

  2. Kissing seahorses!
    And I love the car with a mohawk. That is definitely a good look!

  3. Two sea horses kissing.

  4. What? Sally came up with the same answer as I did? Independently?

    That is wacky.

  5. Incredible. Kissing piggies!

  6. I thought care bears. You sure do have snow.

  7. For what it’s worth, I clicked through to say “kissing seahorses”. Clearly majority rules!

  8. I’m all about the kissing pigs. And I love this photo essay!

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