Category Archives: Snow

Safely Home

Glad to report, we encountered no problems leaving the cabin yesterday.  The roads were cleared and well sanded or salted.   Sky was clear and the ride home from Boone was without incident. We passed by alot of downed trees and could see that there were still many homes without power.  We are so glad we […]

Our Deer Family

We have a family of deer (a doe and 2 fawns) living in our woods. Lately, with all the snow on the ground, we can see where they sleep. Their bodies have melted indentations in the snow. It is thrilling to see them walking single file through our yard in the morning and again at […]

Beech Mountain

We went up to Beech Mountain today.  We have skiied Appalachian Ski Mountain and tubed at Hawk’s Nest Resort before, but we have not skiied Beech.  The roads were clear and the drive was an easy one.  About 30-40 minutes including the ride up the mountain. The kids skiied, while Evan and I did some ice […]

Sledding in Boone

After a false start yesterday (when I said Evan nor I have driven in snow for 15 years, I meant 15 years for me, but 30 years for him!), we finally got out on the roads today. Our mission was to find and cut our own christmas tree, and maybe get in a little sledding.  […]

Ray’s Weather says 18 inches!

By the time we woke up Saturday morning, Ray’s weather reported that Boone received 18 inches of snow!   It was truly a Winter Wonderland!  We spend the whole day walking and playing in the snow.  Luckily, we had the foresight to shop for the entire week.  With this snow, combined with the fact that our […]

Snow keeps coming

It snowed all day and evening Friday.  The kids used an old shovel as a sled and had a blast using Jenna as a sled dog.  It was a real Norman Rockwell experience! Mady quickly learned that a Florida dog has no idea how to be a sled dog.     While we were having […]

Divine Intervention?

For some reason beyond my reasoning, I blocked off the cabin for our use starting on a Thursday.  Normally, we arrive on Fridays and stay through both weekends, but for some reason, I (accidentally?) picked Thursday. As it got closer and closer to the departure date for our Christmas Vacation, we saw the weather forecast […]