Snow Magnates?

Some in the family have accused us of being snow magnates.  Here’s why:

We arrived in Ruidoso for a family Christmas get together and it snowed the first evening (6-8 inches which is a pretty good snow for Ruidoso).

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Part of the family (including our daughter’s family) were due to leave Ruidoso on Sunday.  However, weather forecasts did not look promising so they left on Saturday.  It was a good thing they did.  Overnight we got about 18 inches.  The first picture looks like our car is only a periscope!  We were lucky that the Ruidoso Orrs are prepared and someone was able to get us from the RV park and we didn’t miss any of the family time.

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Ruidoso continued to get an unusual amount of snow all winter.  However, we left for Virginia and about 2 weeks after we arrived we got 2 1/2 feet of snow. We were having some electrical problems with the RV and did not want to get caught in it so we closed it up and stayed in a nearby motel for 6 days until it was possible to get it out.  Below is just our car at the motel.

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We also had another little snow for which we were still being blamed.  They were all beautiful if inconvenient for many.

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