I live in North Carolina, and I have a few friends who either live in New Hampshire or grew up there. I really feel terrible that you people lost power and/or cable up there, especially this Thanksgiving Day weekend. Thanks for sharing these beautiful pictures.
On Thursday the 27th, which is Thanksgiving Day here in the states, we woke up to this. Winter came overnight, even though we had just been enjoying 60 degree temps.
6 to 12 inches of heavy, sticky, wet snow coated everything.
The old dead tree that the great blue heron sits in was frosted with snow. There won’t be any herons sitting it in for a while now, though there was one here at this time last year.
Every surface, be it vertical, horizontal, or diagonal seemed to be covered in snow. Branches drooped with the weight of it and many that couldn’t take it broke off and fell to the ground, taking electrical and telephone wires with them.
Trees that still had leaves like oak and beech carried a lot of weight.
This beech bud reveals why there was so much weight on the branches. Not just snow but…
View original post 477 more words