December 30, 2012

The blanket of snow

We almost never get any snow here on the coast and if we do, it is 1 cm that never survives more than an hour - so you can imagine our joy when we got 10-15 cm overnight! They did predict the snow but we never could have imagined we'd get that much. My husband woke me early in the morning so I could go take some photos while the blanket of now was still intact :) At first I didn't even believe it really snowed, less alone that we got more than 10 cm! But curiosity did get me and I was outside snapping photos in less than 5 minutes. Forgive the amount of pics- it is unlikely that I'll have the possibility to show you photos like this in the future. 
our magnolia tree

our palm tree

in front of our home

at the back of our home

our garden furniture - won't be using them any time soon :)


TexWisGirl said...

wow! neat to see snow on roses and palms! love the goldfinches!

Jane and Chris said...

If I'd known you liked the snow so much I would have sent you some of ours!
Jane x

Martinas Welt said...

Oh...I am jelous!! We do not have Austria!!!! :(

S. J. Qualls said...

Beautiful pictures, awesome even. Unusual to see the snow on the roses. I believe my favorite one is the lone bird sitting fluffed up in the tree. Bet that surprised him!

Melody said...

we've only just had snow for the first time on Saturday... it does transform the world doesn't it? Beautiful photos...and chilly roses. :)))))

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