Digging Out. Again.

For the second time in four days we had to dig out. This second doozy of a storm dropped another 12 inches. The white stuff is beginning to pile up – and it’s not officially winter.

buried

This is the view out the French doors. Somewhere out there are my raised beds and a frozen pond.

bunny-tracks

The tracks of a snowshoe hare who meandered across the porch.

junco

This little dark-eyed junco braved the driving snow for a visit to the feeder. With a morning temp of -11 yesterday morning, the birds need the sustenance.

doves

The mourning doves were all puffed up, doing their best to stay warm.

finch

This sparrow is a new comer to the feeder. Does anyone know what type of sparrow he is?

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Even our resident squirrel stopped by for a meal.

coop

Then came the digging out. I think Hannah’s ear buds froze into her ears.

mailbox

Paul’s new-fangled mailbox setup has now survived two storms stood worth of the town snow plow.

Let it snow!

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3 Responses to Digging Out. Again.

  1. Helen says:

    Very pretty…but too much too soon! We have the same visitors at our feeder in southern CT but we only have about 6 inches of snow on the ground. I do love Maine in the winter though…a beautiful state!

  2. Appleshoe says:

    I miss winters like this. Seems that there is less and less snow every year. I’ve been following your posts for a while but this is my first comment. Your sparrow looks like a female house sparrow. The males have a black throat. Be well.

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