There’s No Business Like Snow Business

Heavens to Betsy, it seems your trusty scribe is doing yet. another. weather. post. Hopefully this won’t prove overly irritating, it really has been top of mind for many of us. For days.

Seeing how people dealt with the horrid weather seemed like a good topic for a post, people are so creative! First of all, calling on The Abominable Snowman shows good judgment. He has experience in these matters.

KSDK-TV

KSDK-TV

You can always assign new tasks to the children, like rescuing the family mailbox when it drifts away.

WILX-TV

WILX-TV

These two wisely used the snow to share their thoughts about the local football team.

WDIV-TV Facebook

WDIV-TV Facebook

If the kids become bored you can always ask them to make a big snowman.

MLive.com

MLive.com

This 15-feet version was created by the Lucas family of Byron Center, Michigan. His buttons are made from plates and his scarf is 28 feet long.

Others appreciate a more petite perspective.

Kristen Lorentz via WDIV-TV

Kristen Lorentz via WDIV-TV

It’s offers a chance to finally make that larger than life replica of your dog.

Baggy Bulldogs and Dogwork Facebook pages

Baggy Bulldogs and Dogwork Facebook pages

And it also offers an opportunity to get a jump on Shark Week.

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minneapolis Star Tribune

A tip of the tiara to the Bartz brothers: Trevor, Austin, and Connor Bartz.

KARE-TV

KARE-TV

The young men are no stranger to snow sculptures, the Minnesotans have also made a giant puffer fish and an enormous walrus.

Bartz Outdoors

Bartz Outdoors

Some Michigan youngsters also made a shark, albeit on a somewhat reduced scale. That’s Shane and Hunter Small of Charlotte, MI.

Dana Small via WILX-TV Facebook

Dana Small via WILX-TV Facebook

Sea creatures seem to be popular with this storm, this fish out of water was made by the Feher family.

The Fehers via WDIV-TV

The Fehers via WDIV-TV

Others made more menacing creatures.

Mike Meadows via FOX2 Detroit

Mike Meadows via FOX2 Detroit

Those with more enterprising natures jumped on the chance for a new revenue stream.

WILX-TV

WILX-TV

If this post were to be dedicated to anyone or anything, it would be to all those parents who suddenly had children to care for when school was canceled. On Monday. And then Tuesday. And for many, also on Wednesday.

The Hindu

I’m not sure how you all coped.

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3 Responses to There’s No Business Like Snow Business

  1. I love the snow snake. It’s been so cold that the Poenstenkill overflowed into our lower yard and then froze into our own private ice rink.

  2. lyn

    Love seeing all the snow photos! Great post!

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