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Sunday, December 18, 2016

You Can Call Me a Liar!

When travelling I've always been a bit of an ambassador for the area. I always boast, "Yeah, I live in Canada." I continue by explaining, "No it's not really that cold in the part I live in." I add, "Near Vancouver, there are some winters when we don't get any snow at all. The Pacific Ocean keeps us wet and warm, especially during the wintertime." I state, "Even when it does snow, none ever stays on the ground for more than a few days."

The Front Entrance
River Ice
Snowflakes
Heated

During this, our third winter of early retirement, we are not travelling. Now, I find I've been providing false information. You see, since December 5th, snow has been sticking around on the ground near our home in New Westminster. That's about two weeks! Uptown there has been much more with some side-streets barely passable. To further the point, it's been snowing now for nearly 15 hours straight. At least my buildings have a heated swimming pool. I can pretend things are a little less white outside.


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