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This year has been such a busy year that I am so very far behind that I’m not sure I’ll get caught up before the new year begins. Since April we have spent a lot of time on our property on Misty Bay, clearing land for building, creating a beach for swimming, cutting/splitting fire wood for the winter, and just generally enjoying ourselves.

In the last four  months we’ve spent about three months digging, cutting, hauling, fishing, swimming, and of course laughing at our dogs’ antics.

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Another winter storm went through today and I’m reminded of a set of storms we had a few years ago in February of that year. Starting at the beginning of February we got a huge dump of snow three weekends in a row, which of course meant we had to figure out where to put all this snow when we moved it. Back then we didn’t have a snowblower so we had to move all this snow by hand.

The first real dump that year was the first weekend in February. From Saturday night to Sunday morning we got 1 1/2 feet of snow. It was awesome! Everything was so nice and fresh and clean it was beautiful. It took a few hours to clean our yard out, our driveway is over 100 feet long, but it was fairly warm so it was all good. And of course we were out on our sleds (snow machines) that day for sure, playing in the fresh powder.

The next weekend we got another 2 feet of snow from Saturday afternoon to Sunday morning. Hubby was working that weekend so it was up to the kids to clean out the yard. They grumbled at first but then they came up with a plan. In their infinite teenage wisdom they decided they would use the sleds to clean the yard so they could take the snow completely away, leaving room for more.

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