And then, Snow!

Dear Liza,

Saturday morning, we woke up to snow. It was just a dusting, and we went back to sleep. A few hours later, it was STILL snowing, and Grandpa Nelson decided it was time for a proper snow adventure, so we bundled up and headed off.

Grandpa Nelson, out and about

First, we saw our walkway, decorated with snow. The gnomes were wondering who put out the lights, apparently.

Gnomes, just chillin’

Then we noticed some tulips that had not seen the snow coming. I hope they can spring back!

Very surprised tulips

Laurelhurst Park itself is lovely in any weather, but is a Narnia sort of beautiful in the snow. The Ravine always looks like Mr. Tumnis is going to show up any moment.

The edge of Narnia

As we walked around, we saw dozens of families enjoying the snow. There were snowmen, snowball fights, dogs dashing around. It was a winter wonderland… in March. I will show you the snowmen tomorrow.

Firwood Lake and snowy Boomarang Island

The lake was very pretty through the trees, as the snow came down and sat on the surface for just a minute before melting.

After our walk, we came in and hung our wet clothes up in front of the fire, and spent the rest of the day alternately watching TV and snow!

Love,

Grandma Judy

Author: Judy

I am a new transplant to Portland from Salinas, a small city in Central California. This is a blog about my new city.

4 thoughts on “And then, Snow!”

    1. Hello! Welcome to Dear Liza. I am glad you enjoy my blog and hope I can help the time go by more pleasantly . I’ve been posting since July 20117, so there’s a lot to read. Enjoy!

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      1. Not to deflate your balloon but it’s me, Ruth! I couldn’t remember my password for WordPress and ended up making a new account LOL hope you are staying safe as I continue to read your cheerful anecdotes. Big hugs from afar.

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  1. Well, it’s good to know we can still surprise each other! If you read a blog a day, the old posts should keep you company until we are allowed out and about..

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