Sunday, January 3, 2010


Doesn't this picture make you glad to be inside at your computer?

While the temperatures have been bearable, St. Petersburg has broken a 130-yr record for snowfall. A photo essay can be found here.

One of the captions that is telling is this one: "St. Petersburg’s mayor noticed that in Europe residents helped the authorities during extreme snowfalls."

Shoveling! What a great revelation! I have to admit that I don't really know what happens to the snow in places like NYC. But I sort of assumed that property owners would take care of their own sidewalks, which isn't always the case here...


  1. I can't imaigne living someplace like that. I would like to though for a change of pace. :) Happy New Year. I'm sure it is cold though.

  2. The winter isn't that bad, but it's l-o-n-g! Happy New Year!


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