SNOW! A rare site in PDX

Yesterday I wrote about my daughter’s snowmen Christmas decorations. Today she could go outside and build a snowman. The weather forecast was for snow yesterday but it did not start snowing until about 7:30 AM today. The snow has been coming down pretty steady since then. In just a few hours I have about 1 1/2 inches in my yard.

Portland only gets snow once a year if that. So it is big news for the local news stations. Storm coverage gets pretty ridiculous with reporters standing on the side of the roads and sliding down hills to show how slippery the streets are.





Soon I will be sitting on my favorite beach on Isla Mujeres. I can’t wait!


Can you tell my daughter likes snowmen?

The first Christmas that Tara lived by herself with no roommate she slowly bought a few Christmas decorations and ornaments. Over the next few years she kept adding more and more decorations and ornaments. Tara decided that she was going to have a themed Christmas since several things she had bought over those years were snowmen. Whenever I would see snowmen Christmas decorations I would stop and look for something unique that Tara would not buy for herself because it would be out of her price range. Over the years I have bought Tara a couple of nice snowmen snow globes, a couple of music snowman displays, a runner, welcome mat and a hand-blown glass ornament with the snowmen painted inside of it.
I was over at Tara and Kelly’s house today and took a few pictures of some of her snowmen. They were watching a movie and only had the Christmas lights on so it was little dark.