In my previous post I mentioned our disappointment of the snowstorm cancelling our movie plans. They are now on for Sunday, so all shall be well. There is the slight downer that the tickets were prepaid, so we have to pay all over again, but that's life.
Anyway, after writing that post, Sue and I went for a stroll about the neighbourhood. First we did a bit of shovelling.
You can see that it was a fairly major fall for just one storm. You can also see that the contractor that we hire kind of missed the mark. He is supposed to clear up to the edge of the driveway, but he just cleared the width of the garage door, and our garage door is a small one.
So, while I was finishing up inside the house, Sue cleared a section to show the proper width. (You can see the shear cut that she left toward the middle of the frame as a guideline for him to follow.)
Then, I cleared the sidewalk, which is what we are supposed to do, except most citizens don't bother. You can see where I ended my shovelling in the following photo which is where the neighbour's property begins. When said neighbour came home, he used his snowblower to clear his driveway so he could park his car. Did he bother with that little section of sidewalk even though he had a snowblower? I expect you know the answer.
After the shovelling, wff we went on our walk and headed to the park.
I snapped this picture ↑ of a guy with his dogs, and this one ↓ including his son or SIL and his grandkid.
The slogging was a little heavy (see Sue below), but it is a small park, so it wasn't too onerous.
Upon exiting the park, we soon came across another person with another dog pulling another sled with her child onboard.
Back on our street, we saw our snow clearing guy up yonder. Except, he somehow bypassed our place. We had to call them back the next day, and all was well. This is our third of fourth year contracting with this outfit, and they do a good job, but with new drivers on the first snow of the season and it being a big one during the Christmas holidays, there were some kinks to work out. I am sure that all will be fine as the winter progresses.
Just thought a few folk beyond the snow belt would like to see what it looks like around here after a snowfall. How amazing that this was all from one fall; it had been bare the day before.