Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Avalanche!

We had to replace the roof this summer, and we went with a steel roof. We knew this would mean snow wouldn't stay put on the roof, but, um, we weren't really prepared for what that would mean in actual practical everyday results.

Last night it was all very exciting as the kids and I watched and waited for the sheets of packed snow to slide down the steel, break free into the air and explode into snow boulders as they hit the ground.

But the view's a little different today. Here's the porch:

And here are the five steps to my front door. Or rather, here AREN'T the five steps to my front door:
Good thing shovelling's not my job. :>

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

OMG! That's incredible! Have you seen Marshmellow around lately?....

Lizann Flatt said...

Hey, how come you know my cat? LOL Anonymous!
Anyway, I was seriously worried. I couldn't find her at all that night. Then, first thing in the morning, she wasn't around either. But thankfully she did show up a little later. I think the noise of the snow sliding down the roof (which is a horrible groaning, creaking, crunching type of noise) probably scared her and she hightailed it outta here for awhile.

Rebecca said...

Wow!

We are finally getting some real snow here today. Thankfully, no steel roof on our house.

Lizann Flatt said...

You keep the snow for a bit now, okay Rebecca? LOL!

And to be fair, that was about a month and a half's snowfall that came off the room, because we had two mild days with rain. Still have tons of snow, though. Enough!!!