Friday, January 15, 2010


The car in snow up to its bumper. 
(The car is in France. The house in the background is in Switzerland.) : Ferney-Voltaire, FR

Not one of my more exciting pictures. I probably should have posted this one on Wednesday or Thursday, but I already had stuff scheduled those days. On Sunday, the metropolitan Geneva area received 10 cm (~4 inches) of snow. The airport was closed for six hours--the first time that has happened in 25 years! Then, on Tuesday night, it began snowing again and by Wednesday morning we had another 30 cm (~1 foot). It was too difficult to drive into work, so the day was spent working from home.

Today, the skies are clear and the roads are relatively dry. My sister and I are off to Basel to visit my friends, Scott and Diana. Along the way, we'll be stopping in Kallnach, Aarberg, and Lyss, Switzerland, to visit the villages from whence our ancestors migrated to the United States in the 1850s.

Happy Friday, everyone!

Photo copyright: Janet M Kincaid, 1/10


Cele said...

I remember when I moved to Germany. It was April 10th it was 95 degrees when I landed at Stuttgart. It snowed three days later.

Pretty to look at, I'll keep my rain.

Mo said...

Wow that's a lot of snow.

Eeyore said...

Good day to build a fire and stay home!

Maya said...

Have fun figuring out where the relatives lie! I wish I could have gone.

Debi said...

Have fun. Be careful. And no need to tell you to take your camera.