Alrighty then! I am all set for the snow stick contest!
Please leave me a comment stating the date and morning or afternoon of your guess. Guess whatever date you think the ruler placed next to the snow stick will be free of snow and or ice. We have about 28 inches of snow at the stick. We had 31 plus inches but the snow settled some. I am not trudging out there to get an exact measurement.
Last year the snow was gone from the stick on March 13 and in 2011 it left the stick on April 8. I could hardly believe that last year at this time we had the start of green grass and I photographed robins through the window. How depressing. BUT it could warm up and start raining any day now.
Anyways. I finished the small carvings for the Snow Stick Contest.
One carving will go to the Area Voices winner ( The local newspaper) and one will go to the Blogspot winner.
Guess away..and I hope no one guesses July. Guesses will be accepted until Thursday March 28 at 9PM.
The carvings are from Cottonwood Bark that was collected along the shores of the Red Lake River near Fisher Minnesota. We only collect dead bark.
I like carving with bark..the pieces fit nicely in my hand and are easy to carve. They are painted with an acrylic paint and have a Bee’s Wax finish. Each piece of wood has a different house in it ( In my mind)..the house on the right leans a little..as if it was anchored someplace where the wind blows all the time and it has slowly shifted over time..and I gave it a wonky roof. The one of the left is a Springy little house..possibly on a tropical island someplace where it is above zero ALL the time:)
State the Date and Morning or Afternoon and I will post all the guesses here!
Lanny April 8
Red April 10
Country Gal April 10 Afternoon
ladyfi April 11 Noon
Blissed-out Grandma April12 Morning
Muffie April 13 before noon
troutbirder April 13 Afternoon
DJan April 14
West Side of Straight April 14 Afternoon
Pauline Persing April 15 early morning
Two Paws April 15 Noonish
Harriet April 15 Afternoon
Lynne Ft Worth April 15 afternoon
LD April 16 Afternoon
Maple Lane April 17 Morning
Nancy April 17 Afternoon
Dreaming April 17 Afternoon
Grandma Barb's This and That April 18 Afternoon
Blue Ridge Boomer April 19
Angela Cruz-Garcia April 20 Afternoon
Alan April 21 morning
thecrazysheeplady April 21
Laura April 22 afternoon
Terry and Linda April 26
Kathy April 27 Afternoon
Primative Stars April 29
Lisa April 30 morning
Iggy April 30 Afternoon
Shirley May 2 Afternoon
Jen May 4
MT Waggin June 1 Midnight
Far Guy July
Guessing has now closed..Thursday night the 28th:) Thanks!