Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Snow Day


Top photo: Our blackberry orchard

Bottom Photo: Our snowy field


Because this is snow country, BGSU rarely cancels classes because of weather. I've been at BGSU since 1987 and I can remember classes being canceled only twice, and that was just the evening classes. Today classes are canceled all day because of snow and wind. All told, they say we should be getting 8 to 10 inches of snow. But biggest factor is the wind. The blowing snow makes driving conditions near-impossible. Just a few minutes ago, I asked Allen to step outside and take some pictures of our yard. The storm is just getting cranked up. More photos to follow...

5 comments:

beths front porch said...

Theresa, I like the crosses in the blackberry orchard. Somehow I think of the WWI poem about the poppies in Flanders Field - can't quite remember the details and too lazy on this snowy day to look it up. Is there a story about them?

Erin said...

I also love the photo of the blackberry orchard. It makes me think of a snowy graveyard. I imagine that it is very silent there.

I hope you enjoyed your time off! My company has not closed, but I worked from home yesterday and am doing so again today because of all of the ice we have here.

Cynthia said...

Wonderful photographs. The picture of the crosses is haunting.

emmapeelDallas said...

I like those crosses too...terrific pics.

Judi

ckays1967 said...

there is a poem in the cross picture...perhaps even a whole short, short story is lurking there.



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