Winter Came In Strong in Prospect CT Dec 16, 2020

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Real Estate Agent with Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 REB.0759001

Winter Came In Strong in Prospect CT  Dec 16 2020

The storm came in with the strength of a Nor'easter and when I measured the depth in my yard, I was just a hair under 10 inches in depth.

The good news was the temperature was so cold that it was not heavy to shovel, but it's volume created large piles all around the walks and driveway.

Winter Came In Strong in Prospect CT  Dec 16, 2020

For so many the idea of a winterland for Christmas is exciting and with the day a week away, it won't look as pretty then.

We have a level yard with a lot of plantings along the borders as well as a large deck for warm weather entertaining.  It's all in a dormant stage until next spring.

Winter Came In Strong in Prospect CT  Dec 16, 2020

Even from the street, the snow is attarctive and adds that typical New England charm that we appreciate at Chrismas.

Winter Came In Strong in Prospect CT  Dec 16, 2020

But for my tastes I still like the look in the yard in June and I'm wearing shorts and short sleeved shirt.

Winter Came In Strong in Prospect CT  Dec 16, 2020

Winter Came In Strong in Prospect CT  Dec 16, 2020

 

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Comments (8)

Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ
602-380-4886

It does look so pretty Ed Silva and cold as well.  That's a lot of shoveling.  I honestly prefer a warmer climate but love the look of snow especially during the holidays.

Dec 18, 2020 03:28 PM
Ed Silva
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

Anna Banana Kruchten CRS CRB, Phoenix Broker   It was in the teens when the snow fell so it didn'tt pack heavy, but just the amount made for too much work.

The lawn mower is much easier to handle

Dec 18, 2020 04:46 PM
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Hi Ed- Larry and I lived in Northern VA for a few years and I loved it when it snowed since I'd always lived in the south before that. I do love my warmer weather though but during the holidays it is fun to see all of the photos like yours!  

Dec 18, 2020 08:16 PM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Ed - the "look" of your New England December scene is quite nice yet I seem to emphasize "look" because I especially enjoy it from afar.  Thank you for the weather update from Prospect Connecticut.  

Dec 19, 2020 04:51 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Loved your photos, Ed. But they also reminded me of why I moved south in 1989. Happy to see pictures of snow and none around my house.

Dec 19, 2020 05:45 AM
Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, eXp Realty - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

It does look pretty! We don't have any snow at the moment - just a few piles from snow we had back in November that slid off the roof. Otherwise, nothing. My neighbor is hoping for a blizzard right around Christmas. But it's definitely not in the forecast.

Dec 19, 2020 06:29 AM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

What a difference the weather makes with that scene, Ed.  I've only experienced snow a few times in my life, here in Sacramento.

Dec 19, 2020 10:18 AM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Ed your part of the state always seems to get more snow than mine, but this time we got 2 more inches than you.

Dec 19, 2020 04:29 PM