Sunday, January 14, 2018

Snow around Philadelphia...

I'm not a huge fan of snow. While others have visions of  a winter wonderland, my images are filled with cars that won't start, knee-high drifts, shoveling, and icy patches on the sidewalk. 



Last week we had a significant snowfall in Philly, followed by several days of brutally frigid temperatures. I scanned my calendar, counting the days until Phillies' baseball, outdoor neighborhood flea markets, and historic walking tours.

As members of my family scoffed at my displeasure with the white stuff, I will admit that it does look lovely -- in a photo. So, for everyone who likes snow, I've posted a few pretty Philly photos for you!



Citizen Bank Ballpark 
(home of Phillies baseball!)



Strawberry Mansion 
in 
Fairmount Park



Independence Mall



Chhaya Cafe
 on
East Passyunk Avenue



Bainbridge Green Park





Have a good week, Everyone!


(photo of Snoopy c/o facebook.com/Snoopy;
 photo of Citizens Bank Park c/o facebook.com/phillies;
 photo of Strawberry Mansion c/o facebook.com/PhilaParkandRec;
 photo of Independence Mall c/o facebook.com/historicphilly;
 photo of Chhaya Cafe c/o facebook.com/east.p.avenue;
 photo of Bainbridge Green c/o facebook.com/queenvillage



10 comments:

  1. Loved your pictures. I like snow when it is still pristine and not trampled through. We had just about enough to cover the grass. When my grandson flew back to MIT to start his "J" term, he had a rough surprise. The frat house where he stays had pipes that froze and burst. His room has no floor, workmen had to tear it out. Ryan's two guitars are ruined. His clothes and bed moldy. He's staying in another wing of the frat house until his wing is stripped and redone.

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    1. Vonnie, my heart goes out to your grandson. Several of our older neighborhoods, thanks to the frigid temperatures, had the same experience as Ryan. Spring can't come fast enough. Thanks for stopping by today...stay warm.

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  2. The white stuff is so pretty. But I'm a summer girl. Even when the temp is 100, I like long walks in the evening.

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    1. While Summer is all about fun and vacation, I actually like the Fall...the only down side is the knowledge that Winter isn't far behind. Thanks, Vicki, for visiting.

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  3. You already know I'm all about winter, and while I know it was rough in your neck of the woods, I love the white stuff, and your pics. (Those flea markets will be back soon) I lived in North Dakota, and not only did we have frigid temps, but the wind caused all the snow to drift frequently, thoroughly packing cars into driveways and more. I was so cold once that I had to blowtorch my way into my car. (lol) Happy Monday and Hugs...RO

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    1. North Dakota always makes me think of the movie, "Fargo." Thanks, RO, for visiting today.

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  4. Oh, that looks so pretty! But, I'm with you: I'm not fond of snow either. Especially today. I just spent the last two and a half hours trying to dig my snow out of my own driveway. Ugh.

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    1. Yuck! I hope now you have your feet up and are sipping hot chocolate.

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  5. Yeah, you'd hate me. I love winter and hate summer. While I don't care for ice, I am totally okay with snow. Granted we tend to get no more than 12 inches in a shot so not sure how I'd feel about it if it was deeper and more often. ;)

    Love the picks!

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    1. I'm glad you enjoyed the photos! We're expecting a rise in temperatures later in the week. The forecast is calling for temperatures in the 50s for the Eagles/Vikings NFC game! Thanks for visiting today!!!

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