More Than Enough Snow

This year’s polar vortex has certainly caused quite a stir in Michigan this year. Mackinac Island is no exception to the snowfall, and it seemed as though we were running out of places to put the snow this past week:

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Looks like the city found one good spot… right in front of May’s Candy Shop! It sure was a climb trying to get inside the store
The view from atop the snow hill
The view from atop the snow hill
And down by the boardwalk... !
And down by the boardwalk… !
This wall of snow taller than my 5'2" self nearly blocks out the view of the Mackinac Bridge
This wall of snow taller than my 5’2″ self nearly blocks out the view of the Mackinac Bridge
Can you guess where I am?
Can you guess where I am?
More snow piles... this time by our corner store fudge shop
More snow piles… this time by our corner store fudge shop
The snow by the Mackinac Island Public Library
The snow by the Mackinac Island Public Library
Windermere Park has become a great place to store the snow... can you see the lighthouses?
Windermere Park has become a great place to store the snow… can you see the lighthouses?
A view down Fort St... the same place where I went sledding on my birthday last year!
A view down Fort St… the same place where I went sledding on my birthday last year!
The kids of Mackinac Island Public School, enjoying their large wall of snow/snow hill
The kids of Mackinac Island Public School, enjoying their large wall of snow/snow hill
Children learning how to ski
Children learning how to ski
The old lilac tree in my mom and dad's front yard, weathering the snow
The old lilac tree in my mom and dad’s front yard, weathering the snow. I can’t wait to see it back in full bloom this summer…

2 thoughts on “More Than Enough Snow

  1. Megan

    It’s the same way here…they were wondering what to do with the piles and piles of snow. In one case, on a back road, they had to have a truck come and haul it away so they could continue plowing to their houses.

    LOVE the photo of the lilac tree in front of your parents’ house! I’ve yet to be up there when they’re in bloom, and they’re one of my favorite flowers. Maybe I’ll try to make it this year.

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