It’s the second weekend of April, and it’s snowing again.
This is the part of year that’s the toughest in Canada. Photos of flowers popping up all over North America, trees sprouting soft gentle buds, birds singing their little hearts out, toddlers toddling and giggling in light jackets or sweaters, puppies and kitties…..and
we have yet another dusting of snow.
And it’s cold. It’s not forecast to go over -10—as a high—all weekend, and that’s not counting the wind chill. (In Fahrenheit that’s about 15 degrees).
I suppose that’s not so bad. If you live up against a mountain range, north of the 49th, and maybe even south at a higher elevation, it’s not surprising to have a little snow and a little cold well into the spring; I’ve seen snow in every month of the year. OK, well, in July I think it was closer to the Rockies and in August it might have been more hail-like, but it was still white stuff and it was accumulating on the ground.
If it’s any consolation, there’s possible snow in the forecast in New York. And last Monday, Opening Day at Yankee Stadium, was postponed not for rain, but for snow. Here’s what it looked like.
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