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Response to steve2470 (Original post)

Sun Dec 18, 2011, 02:58 AM

5. I actually did have to walk a few miles from school in knee-deep snow.

 

The joys of growing up in New England on top of a mountain in the Berkshires...I was probably 11 or 12 before I realized this was a joke to some people and not a normal life-experience. I also remember everybody having to get-out and push the school bus in 2nd grade.

On the plus side, not everybody can say that their sled-run has a 15' cliff in the middle of it that lets you get wicked air or that they caused an avalanche when they were 9 or closed a US highway because they were rolling a snowball and it got away from them, kept rolling down the hill and was 6' wide when it reached the intersection.

It snows up-to-8 (rarely 9) months a year where I grew up. September, October, November, December, January, February, March, April (and sometimes early May)

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