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Hello Snow

November 27th, 2013

We had our first official snow yesterday morning.  Sure, we’ve had snow already this fall, but none of that stuck around.  In my book, in order to be official snow it has to layer on the ground and stick around for more than an hour.
The first snow 1
We knew it was coming, it wasn’t a surprise, but Mr Chiots hadn’t put the snow tires on our MINI. Since this car has high performance summer tires on it, there was no driving it to the garage to get the snow tires on, it wouldn’t go up the small hill from where it was parked to the garage.
The first snow 4
That meant the great changing of the tires happened in the driveway, right in front of the house. Of course Dexter was a great help, he’s very good at these kinds of chores.
The first snow 2
Thankfully, we put the plow on the truck a few weeks ago in preparation and the basement was filled with firewood and now we’re officially ready for winter!

Are you ready for winter? Do you live in an area with lots of snow that makes winter driving a little more difficult?

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This is a daily journal of my efforts to cultivate a more simple life, through local eating, gardening and so many other things. We used to live in a small suburban neighborhood Ohio but moved to 153 acres in Liberty, Maine in 2012.