Posts tagged "scenery"

Starting yesterday afternoon, we had the first snowfall of the year, with about 3″ of accumulation.  It looks like a winter wonderland outside! Chad also used this as his opportunity to try out the new snow blower for our lawn tractor, which worked out pretty well.  We think we’re really going to like not having…

Signs of Spring

Over the last couple of weeks, our yard has started looking a lot more like spring. The grass and some of the ground cover are getting greener and some of the perennials are starting to come up. We’re excited to see what types of flowers and plants we’ll have since a lot of it was…

Last Wednesday, a snow storm came through our area that was predicted to drop record amounts of snow. Lucky for us, the forecast was off and we only got somewhere around 7 inches, which still qualifies as the biggest snow fall so far this year. A lot of the snow has already melted, but it…

Here’s a picture I took last weekend of the view out of our dining room window. That’s the Mississippi River in the background. We’re just amazed by how much of the river we can see now considering that we could hardly catch a glimpse of it with all of the leaves on the trees when…

When we bought this house, the real estate listing for it said that there was a view of the Mississippi river possible, but when we came to walk through the house, we weren’t able to see much of it. We could get a couple glimpses of it through the trees in the back yard, but…