Wednesday’s Ode #45

I posted this back on March 3rd, as my Wednesday’s Ode #4. I hope you don’t mind my reblogging it. I wanted to reshare it today, because I am SO longing for snow! It has been in the 70s week, and these warm temperatures are getting ridiculous!! I am so ready for some cooler temps and a little white stuff falling from the sky! … Hope you enjoy… 🙂

Today’s Ode goes to… SNOW!! Since I gave my tribute to warm clothes last week, I thought it only appropriate to give one to snow this week! 🙂

I love snow! Snow is fun to walk in. It’s fun to play in, and it’s even fun to eat. We haven’t gotten a whole lot of it this year (this picture was taken, in the North Georgia mountains, about this time last year), and about that, I’m kind of bummed, but when I start to get too down, I think, “Well, there’s always next year!” 😉
Snow is universal, it falls whenever it pleases and on whomever it pleases. It’s not confined to winter or spring, and it’s not bound by time, either. It can snow at midnight just as easily as it can snow at noon! …Sometimes, I believe, we could learn a lesson or two from snow…
I suppose my favorite thing about snow is that it makes me feel like a little kid! When it starts snowing, I get all giddy and want to jump up and down and twirl around!! It makes me want to clap my hands and do a happy dance! It just brings so much joy and laughter to our little home.
Now, I know, for some who might be reading this, snow might mean a lot of hard work, because you’ve got to do a lot of shoveling and snowplowing. For others, it means extra days of make-up work and longer hours of toil during the week, but for me, I guess, I just haven’t quite “grown up” in that area yet. I always feel like a little kid wishing for snow days when the forecasters start even hinting at the slightest chance, and my little balloon of happiness gets all deflated when I don’t get to see the white stuff fluttering down.
I love to get out in deep snow and make snow angels…


I love to take long walks and look at the beautiful trees…


And do you want to know one of the things I love most?
I absolutely LOVE making (and eating) snow cream!! Mmmm, mmmm, good!


So, we may not have seen much of that fluffy white stuff here in our “neck of the woods” this year, but I’ll still be dreaming of a wintry white Christmas for the end of this year! 🙂

6 thoughts on “Wednesday’s Ode #45

    • Oh, yes! Have you not ever had any? Google the recipe, and try it. You use clean snow, sugar, evaporated milk or cream and a little vanilla. It is yummy! 😉 I always say, “You haven’t truly lived until you’ve tried snow cream!” (Just kidding, but it is good, in my opinion!) 😉

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      • Sounds fantastic and ice cream is one of my favourite treats but sadly it will be a long long time if ever that I get to try this as we almost never get more than an inch where I live! Carry on enjoying and have one for me next time you are indulging.

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  1. We have had plenty of snow in my neck of the woods and I enjoy it as well! My husband…not so much. LOL My favorite, is when it coats the trees and bushes and streets, before anyone has had a chance to ruin it. I also love the way it glitters.

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  2. Beautiful and spare a thought for those people who never see snow falling. In Australia we do have mountains where it snows. But I never got to feel snow falling on my face until I went to Canada. Our friends laughed at us for wanting to run and play out in the falling snow. I was like a big kid. Thanks for sharing the beauty.

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