Remember I said Hubby had probably been able to plow our road for the LAST time as the plowed piles are now a lot higher than his snow blade? Well here is an interesting 'experiment'. Let's see how long it takes for ol' man SOL to decrease those piles.
Please NOTE I have inserted a sun. I am being optimistic that WINTER will end one day, and the sooner the better for me.
So today I trundled out in the wind (and it was only about 30 degrees when I went out this morning so with the wind, that made the wind chill minuz mega zillion degrees BELOW comfortable).
Here's the road --- it has already melted some from yesterday and has dirt peeking through.
Starting to warm --- dirt peeking through but No Mud yet. Hints of Possible Mud.
Wow is the snow deep like that all over? Nooo - we can thank the Wonderful Wyoming Wind for it's work.
There's a hillside under here somewhere...
Where did it all come from? Probably from here...............
And the 4' pvc pipe marked in 1" increments. The pile along the road is 41" tall here......
Updates to follow................................
PS I got the idea from Far Side over HERE and her 'snow stick'. But I do believe her winter in Minny-Soda is colder and rougher than ours because their snow stays alllllllll
In fact, a lot of ranchers in Wyoming are seeing these arrive.
None of ours will hit the ground until April when it's a TAD warmer. You need pens and barns for Momma cows to calve this early and we don't have them for our small herd-let.
I have decided I am tired of trying to haul my
So that's my challenge, lose enough I can Hop Up on the Ol' Pony by Summer. Now it's a boost, heave HO up. Not pretty, no not pretty at all.
Okay Mr. Sun - here's your challenge. MELT THAT SNOW, MELT THAT SNOW, MELT THAT SNOW. C'MON MUD, BRING IT ON! I'M READY.