Wednesday, February 06, 2008
Oh My Aching Back
Does anyone know how much 2+ feet of snow on your roof equals when it's deposited on the already high pile in one's backyard? How about up to the roof. This morning at 6:30 a crew of snow removal guys came over to remove the snow on my roof. My meager efforts from the other day just barely scratched the surface. I was sure to instruct the men not to dump loads of snow on my spa top. I was sure to pay extra to have them remove the three feet on the walkway to the front porch. But I forgot to tell them (I guess) not let the snow pile up against my glass French door in the dining room. Nor the great room windows ... or my sliding door to my bedroom. The work load created from the roof's snow was beyond belief. I now have a clean roof ... but unusable back patio with over six feet of snow piled. Six feet after we dug a walkway around the house ... and leveled off the eight feet against the door. My bedroom drapes are ready to hang ... but considering I have six feet of snow sitting just outside the door, I may wait a while to finish putting them up.
Oh, the adventures of Mrs. Mac just never seem to end. Today was another moosie day with not one, but two ... a female and a male ... quite near the school bus stop. Between all the snow shoveling and the fright of meeting moose at the bus stop, this gal is soaking her aches and fears away in the hot tub. Maybe after winter I'll have something other than snow and wild critters to write about. For now, that's all I think about.