Tuesday 10 January 2017

Shovelling Out

   Except for 2 hours (give or take) on the indoor tennis court, I have spent the day with a shovel in my hand. The snow is still coming down but I will now leave it until tomorrow as rain (or freezing rain) is forecast. The temperature has hovered around -3C all day so not too uncomfortable and the car is tucked away in the garage so that it`s not covered with a layer of ice when I want to go out tomorrow morning.

   The drive to Carol and Hendrina`s condo building this morning was rather sloppy but everyone was driving quite cautiously so I got there safely and on time. We had three good sets and I was able, with my partners` help, to be on the winning side in two of them. I had shovelled out the front path and a space for the car before I left so I continued with the rest of the driveway and the sidewalk when I got home. I had a big bowl of chicken soup (from the freezer) for lunch then a long nap - it was 3:45 when I woke up!

   More shovelling was called for - the rest of the driveway plus the part I had already shovelled which was covered with a fresh couple of centimetres. There was a lot of moisture in the air making the snow quite damp and heavy so my back has had a good workout. I should sleep well tonight despite my long nap.


  1. We are into the rain now. All that exercise will give you a great night's sleep! -Jenn

  2. Yes, I did sleep well last night. We didn't get any freezing rain but the last of the snow on the driveway was gone by morning so I guess it rained.