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Spring Ain't Here...!

Monday, March 07, 2011



This is NOT what one wants to wake up to on March 7th!

Sometimes jazz musicians pick head-scratching titles to their songs and Pat Metheny's "Spring Ain't Here" has always been one of them.

Until today...found the perfect use of that title...!

www.youtube.com/watch?v=
bqdzFSFVF2E


For once, I couldn't shoo my neighbor and his snow-blower away...funny how a foot & half of snow changes one's ambitions just a tad...! Even after he did the rough stuff I STILL had a couple hours of HEAVY-DUTY snow shoveling on my hands. Getting both ends of the driveway free & clear:





and the mailbox ready for the the USPS:



But hey, my little mighty might mp3 player kept obliging with the tunes!

www.youtube.com/watch?v=
e_1s2UFc_z8


www.youtube.com/watch?v=
GuY4FR-bmGY


Including LOTS of tunes from my favorite Incognito album: Tales From the Beach:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=
TdNI_L1aFuw

www.youtube.com/watch?v=
LpxYOyV6y8U

www.youtube.com/watch?v=
R4u9qtD8Va8

www.youtube.com/watch?v=
LI2rzc6OP6Q


Since my neighbor to the south helped with his snow blower I helped my neighbor to the north as his tractor seemed to be broken down...but I couldn't POSSIBLY shovel ALL the way down his driveway to his property out BACK:



Here's an "after" shot down our ramp out front:



As I worked on the snow I was SO PLEASED to see the sun come blasting out and melting everything away. The sun and blue skies were a MOST welcome sight!

Here's the view out our front door:



This is my current SparkPage wallpaper...

Okay, so this AIN'T spring, but with a sun blazing like today it can't be long before we're savoring our spring, summer and fall!

Make it a SPARKIN' week everyone!

Don
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  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

ZELLAZM 3/12/2011 9:02AM

    WOW! Has it melted yet? We've got spring here in southern Germany today! Yay!

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LADYGWEN25 3/9/2011 9:20AM

    Cool Pics! great job with the shoveling. :)

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BAM-MA 3/9/2011 8:53AM

    I feel your pain. Literally!! I had about 18". I cleared it in about 5 hours, though. Not too shabby. And I can still move today. Thank goodness for Sparkpeople workouts!

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RAINBOWFALLS 3/9/2011 8:34AM

    I haven't given up on Spring yet - I know it is close!

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FERRETLOVER1 3/9/2011 7:02AM

    Wow-sorry you got hit with all that snow so late in the season, Don. However, you sure do have some beautiful scenery to look at!

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GR8CATSBY 3/8/2011 7:25PM

    Hi Don - you might find the cartoons on this page amusing. :-)
http://evansmediagroup.com/2
010/12/show-of-hands-whos-tired
-of-snow/

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NIKANN7493 3/8/2011 7:00PM

    Beautiful pics! I am more than ready for spring to start! Thanks for sharing!

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TIKATIK 3/8/2011 10:27AM

    NOt much more of this weather.

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MIZZSB 3/8/2011 7:48AM

    oh dear.. i am glad we dont have THAT overhere!
Its about 35 Fahrenheit but with sunshine.

Hope you get spring soon!

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DAYHIKER 3/8/2011 6:17AM

    Been there, done that, didn't like it! Glad you are dug out with promises of warmer weather in future. Spring cannot come one minute too soon this year!! emoticon

Cindy in Indiana who dodged the weekend snow bullet!

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JLITT62 3/8/2011 5:36AM

    We didn't get a lot of snow but we did get a lot of ice - the trees are still encased in it - and so I spent 2 hours shoveling & only got half cleared. I'll be back out there today.

And it made me ravenous! I sure carb loaded yesterday, but at least I did stay in my range.

Here's to sunny skies . . . too bad they're not predicting a whole lot of em for this week!

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MRDPOLING 3/8/2011 5:05AM

    How depressing!!!!!

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ANNIEMAC_98 3/8/2011 2:36AM

    I SO completely understand! I only had the music of a whining teenager to accompany my efforts! LOL! emoticon

Comment edited on: 3/8/2011 2:36:34 AM

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TECAVINESS 3/7/2011 11:54PM

    Really great pictures. Hopefully Spring is just around the corner.

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MEGA_MILES 3/7/2011 10:34PM

    My heart goes out to you. Thankfully we just had a couple inches of rain. The good news is that it can't last, the sun is getting warmer, the days are getting longer. The skunks are awakening. Spring is around the corner.

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L*I*T*A* 3/7/2011 10:15PM

    great pictures and tunes too.......
wish your winter will get better soon....
ours is just really cold...but no real snow...
blessings and hugs...........lita

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FRECKS96 3/7/2011 10:00PM

    I agree, the sun was stunning today! Our driveway was bone dry by mid-afternoon. And I let Al do most of the heavy lifting with the blower today too.

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OUTDOORGIRL69 3/7/2011 9:58PM

    Don....

Thanks for the beautiful pictures and the tunes. We had snow all day here and as when I began SP back in 2008 and we had snow till June that year and never had a spring. Good luck with your snow as I will here on the other side of the country.

God Bless & take it easy.

Ida

Comment edited on: 3/7/2011 10:01:46 PM

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ALYFITN 3/7/2011 9:53PM

    WOW! I love the shot you used for the wall paper. We had 3 inches here in Ohio. I'll stop complaining.

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