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the worry in weather

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On Tuesday afternoon, Mr. Snowman waited on our back deck for the Nor’easter to begin …

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We are coming to the end of the rains associated with this week’s storm, a Nor’easter that brought snow, ice pellets, sleet and a lot of rain.  In our area, we had about 45 mm of rain, but some parts of the province had over 100 mm.

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Many people in New Brunswick are coping with flooded basements as a result of all the rain.  After our flooded basement experience in 2010, I spent the last couple of days in worry – hoping our drainage issues are fixed and making endless trips to the basement to make sure we had no water on the floor.

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Today I am grateful – we had no problems with flooding.  Our space is safe and we are warm and dry.

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Last night, on the back deck in the dark, after all the rain, Mr. Snowman lay on his back. The rain took most of the snow but he is still smiling. He knows more snow will come!

 

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Copyright  2014  Jane Tims

Written by jane tims

December 12, 2014 at 7:49 am

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