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CrazyMtnLady
March 22nd, 2013, 10:18 AM
What a snow day we have here. 6 inches of the white stuff fell on my little mountain. As I mentioned in the good morning thread my gazebo on my deck became a victim of the snow. :( I posted a pic there of the damage.
Here are a few more pictures of the beauty of the mountain under a layer of snow.
Haven't seen this much snow in 7 years.

http://i46.tinypic.com/14wzgwi.jpg http://i48.tinypic.com/35l7lu9.jpg
My little cedar tree and a look at the distant hills.

http://i50.tinypic.com/dqp1yh.jpg Katie...glad I came out to throw her a bale of hay.

http://i49.tinypic.com/2cr58qv.jpg Vurlow...doesn't like the snow.

http://i45.tinypic.com/14c7l0z.jpg my cactus garden area.

Enjoy!

WendyI
March 22nd, 2013, 10:24 AM
OMG!! It's BEAUTIFUL!!!! Do you have ANY idea how fortunate you are to live somewhere so GORGEOUS!! AND I LOVE your animals! Is that a donkey!?!? I mean how many people have one of those! LOL! Thanks for sharing. Just made my day!

CrazyMtnLady
March 22nd, 2013, 10:33 AM
Thanks Wendy.....Katie Dip is a mule, which is a cross between a horse and a donkey.

SummerTyme
March 22nd, 2013, 11:06 AM
You've certainly made me a little homesick for the area where I lived from 4th grade through high school - the 1960's. Seems we got a lot more snow in those days and there really weren't that many official "snow days" where school and commerce were closed. My grandmother's house was on a hill that sloped down in all directions so we had plenty of sledding options. Still have my original 1956 sled that has now become a Christmas decor item.
Back "in the day" girls had to wear skirts/dresses to school, no slacks. Guess it made us a little tougher ..... I can remember daffodils peeking out of the snow on many Easter mornings.
Thanks for posting this reminder of snow in the Ozarks.

Jean Sewing Machine
March 22nd, 2013, 11:07 AM
Amazing! Are you sending that my way? Oh boy!

MayinJerset
March 22nd, 2013, 11:27 AM
"Back "in the day" girls had to wear skirts/dresses to school, no slacks." Had to laugh because "back in my day" we used to wear those awful beige cotton stockings under our skirts/dresses to keep our legs warm. We used round elastic rings that we rolled under the tops and that was supposed to keep the stockings up but they didn't as the stockings kept sliding down. Take a step and pull up the right one, take another step and pull up the left one - never got us any place quickly. LOL!

Thanks Donna for the beautiful photos of your animals and mountain. May

EsGrandma
March 22nd, 2013, 11:36 AM
Donna - loved seeing your beautiful pictures!

buckeyequilter
March 22nd, 2013, 11:43 AM
Your mountain is gorgeous. You can keep the snow...I've had enough :)


"Back "in the day" girls had to wear skirts/dresses to school, no slacks." Had to laugh because "back in my day" we used to wear those awful beige cotton stockings under our skirts/dresses to keep our legs warm. We used round elastic rings that we rolled under the tops and that was supposed to keep the stockings up but they didn't as the stockings kept sliding down. Take a step and pull up the right one, take another step and pull up the left one - never got us any place quickly. LOL!

Thanks Donna for the beautiful photos of your animals and mountain. May

I remember when we had to wear dresses to school. I was in JR High before we could start wearing slacks....no jeans. But by the time I was in high school that had changed and we could wear jeans. We were not allowed to wear shorts - times are a changin'.

Sandy Navas
March 22nd, 2013, 04:11 PM
"Back "in the day" girls had to wear skirts/dresses to school, no slacks." Had to laugh because "back in my day" we used to wear those awful beige cotton stockings under our skirts/dresses to keep our legs warm. We used round elastic rings that we rolled under the tops and that was supposed to keep the stockings up but they didn't as the stockings kept sliding down. Take a step and pull up the right one, take another step and pull up the left one - never got us any place quickly. LOL!

Thanks Donna for the beautiful photos of your animals and mountain. May

Oh, May, what memories that brought. I thought I was the only one who was old enough to remember those stockings - and I honestly had been trying to bury the memory far and deep. Weren't they just about the ugliest things??

No snow in NW MO - I think the world is off-kelter about now and we should be able to plant gardens next November.

Sandy Navas
March 22nd, 2013, 04:13 PM
Your mountain is gorgeous. You can keep the snow...I've had enough :)



I remember when we had to wear dresses to school. I was in JR High before we could start wearing slacks....no jeans. But by the time I was in high school that had changed and we could wear jeans. We were not allowed to wear shorts - times are a changin'.


I worked for the University of California during the late 60's - early 70's and was NOT allowed to wear slacks or any kind of pants to work. HOWEVER, this was the era of the 'mini-skirt' and I could wear those. I remember Al cautioning me every morning - "Ah, Honey, please don't bend over today . . . "

Times there are a-changing.

Tanya D
March 22nd, 2013, 04:20 PM
You live in a very beautiful part of the world. After I'm done typing this, I'm going to go check it all out on Google Earth.

CrazyMtnLady
March 22nd, 2013, 05:50 PM
We saw something going down our road on the security camera....The guy's cows from a couple miles down the road got out and were walking down the road. By the time I got outside with the camera I only got the back couple..but there were about 10 or so.

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It always amazes me at the beauty that I see every day living here.

K. McEuen
March 22nd, 2013, 06:00 PM
Brrrrr. It's very pretty, but I'll stick with the pictures. I like how Vurlow has his tail puffed out almost as big as his body.

cyndiofthevortex
March 22nd, 2013, 06:19 PM
Just lovely to see! You do live in a beautiful place. Thanks for sharing pictures with us.

nana margaret
March 22nd, 2013, 06:22 PM
What a beautiful place you live in, your mule(?) is brilliant! :icon_bigsmile:

jsmetcalf
March 22nd, 2013, 07:29 PM
Your scenery is lovely. My sister used to live in the Ozarks - it is beautiful - one of the prettiest parts of the country. Oh and Wendy - there are more donkey owners than you think. I have 2 of them!!! Around here most people use them as "guard donkeys" in cattle fields. They are wonder animals to keep herds protected and together. Mine? They are just really big dogs...friendly and fun!

Lisapc
March 22nd, 2013, 09:11 PM
So beautiful. Donkeys are wonderful and I have always heard they are like big dogs. Horses can be as well but they have much more sensitive systems.

jsmetcalf
March 22nd, 2013, 09:18 PM
There's nothing like waking up in the morning to the sound of 2 very LOUD braying donkeys! Fortunately, I don't really have close neighbors. :)