Why I love (northern) B.C. – A peculiar sign of spring

From a local newspaper in my northern B.C. community:

Spring is in the air.  One way to tell is the number of people you see shovelling snow from their lawns back onto their driveways.

Ha! 🙂

(For those of you who don’t know:  Snow melts faster when it’s spread out in a thin layer rather than piled in huge mounds.  Moving snow from the tall piles alongside your driveway — where you shovelled it during in the winter — back onto your clear driveway surface — where it will melt and evaporate during the day — means that you’ll see your lawn a heck of a lot sooner than you would otherwise!)

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2 Comments to “Why I love (northern) B.C. – A peculiar sign of spring”

  1. Too true!!! I have been known to do that at home myself!

    • Us crazy Canadians — whatever it takes to make spring come just that little bit faster 😉 Hope you’re well, Anita!

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