Snowzilla 2016: I'm just glad it is over!

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Real Estate Agent with Thompson Company, REALTORS® MD594797
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Snowzilla 2016 has come and gone ← thank you very much! While I agree that the first snow of the season is always pretty to look at and a winter wonderland on a sunshiny day can be magical, after digging out for 2 days, I am just glad this is over!

Snowzilla 2016 Maryland

"Jonas" left close to 30 inches in my neck of the woods. That's A LOT of snow to shovel. I tried to keep up with it Friday evening but the winds made it unbearable to be outside. I dug out for a couple hours just to see no evidence of it that same evening. So, we had to start all over again today. Fun times!

I am very grateful for my neighbor who came to my rescue when I couldn't open my front door. And my stack of Reese's which provided the fuel for the digging-out marathon. And my winter running clothes which made being outside almost comfortable. And for Advil, too, because my arms and back are on fire!

For all of you who are still in the middle of digging out, good luck! Don't forget to clear the snow around your heat pumps and to locate your vents, especially if you have any natural gas in your house!

Snowzilla 2016 Maryland

Snowzilla 2016: I'm just glad it is over!

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ANDREA BEDARD, M.A. ~ THOMPSON COMPANY, REALTORS ~

 

 

   

                                                                                                              

 

Thompson Company, REALTORS
16910 Oak Hill Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20905
o: (301) 384-9177 c: (240)593-2860

andreabedard.re@gmail.com

Andrea is a REALTOR® based in Silver Spring, MD. She has enjoyed assisting buyers and sellers since 2004 and focuses on residential Real Estate in  Montgomery and Howard County, MD. Andrea is a proud mom and hobby decorator with a vintage soul. She always answers the phone with a smile, enjoys running and treasure hunting and is addicted to coffee.

 

 All photographs are my own and I'd like to keep it that way. All information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

 

 

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Larry Johnston
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Hi Andrea Bedard , 30 inches of snow is a bunch.  It's getting rid of it that makes things difficult.  Be carefull and keep warm.

Jan 24, 2016 10:15 AM #1
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Fred Griffin presently on Leave of Absence
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My mother lives in Baltimore (Owings Mills).  She said that they were snowed in!

Jan 24, 2016 10:33 AM #2
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Beth Atalay
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WOW Andrea, that is a lot of snow, I don't even know what on earth I would do with 30 inches of snow, certainly wouldn't be out shoveling. My body literally can not take the cold, I've been in FL for too long. So glad it's over.

Jan 24, 2016 10:57 AM #3
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Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
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Andrea - I hope you can join us for the Meet up on Thursday afternoon - 4-6 at Guapo's in Tenley Town - Let me know

Jan 24, 2016 11:10 AM #4
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Brenda Mayette
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Yikes!  That's a LOT of snow.  And here we have NONE.  I hope your schedule allows you a bit of some well earned rest today!!

Jan 24, 2016 08:44 PM #5
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Sheila Anderson
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Good morning Andrea. I am glad you are out and over it. In New England where I now live, we got nothing. Whew.....

Jan 24, 2016 08:54 PM #6
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Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®
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Andrea, good points about moving the snow from outaside vents. I am getting reading to take Zeke out to play and remove some snow off the deck. Hope the advil helped your sore aching muscles.

Jan 25, 2016 12:45 AM #7
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Glad you are dug out. Look forward to seeing you on Groundhog's Day.

Jan 25, 2016 11:34 AM #8
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Steve and Jan Bachman
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It was my Olympics! What a shovelfest Andrea. One of the worst that I remember...but kinda cool :-)

Jan 26, 2016 01:47 AM #9
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Lisa Von Domek
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Hello Andrea Bedard 

You are right...it is so pretty to look at, but having to shovel and clear it - no fun at all!

Jan 26, 2016 09:09 AM #10
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Donna Foerster
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We are due to get our Snowzilla over the next few days. I'm hoping they are wrong, but I'm prepared to be snowed in. Remember what we get here, usually hits you guys several days later. Watch out!

Jan 31, 2016 11:26 AM #11
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