More Snow Makes for a White Christmas!


As I traveled around the neighborhood I noticed how beautiful the snow looks when it is still white and pristine.  I took these pictures of a golf course nearby because it was so beautiful and wanted to share them with you.


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Here is a poem that I wrote from the first snow storm.  We have had a second storm since adding up to two feet of snow.  It is wonderful to look at but not to drive in case any of you are who are in a warmer climate wanted to know.  Kids love it to make great snowballs and snowmen.  I am beyond that stage since I get too cold when I am outside in this weather.  The temps have dropped to the teens and single digits some nights.  Brrrrrrr!  Pile on the blankets!


As I look outside my window tonight

I watch the snowflakes drifting by.

The world never looks so clean and white

as when the first snow falls from the thick clouds in the sky.

As a child I always loved the snow

because there would be no school for the day

and off to sledding I could go,

having lots of fun in my own carefree way.

Now that I am an adult I look at the snow

with a different point of view

and think, “Oh, I wish to work I didn’t have to go!”

I don’t enjoy driving in the ice and snow that I must go through.

Oh, I wish I was a child again,

so that I could go

sledding with my friends

out in the glorious fluffy, white snow!

(The one good thing about now being retired – I don’t have to go work anymore!  I can work from home on my writing. Yippee!)

Thank you for stopping by to read my blog.


Thought for the Day:  Think of those less fortunate this holiday season and share your love with them.  May God bless you all!


About jjspina

Janice is an multi-award-winning author with 39 books: 19 children's books for PS-Gr 4, 12 middle-grade/preteen, two young adult books, written under Janice Spina, and 5 novels, and a short story collection written under J.E. Spina. She is also a writer of poetry, blogger, avid reader, reviewer and a copy editor. Janice has always loved writing and started very young writing poetry, then stories. Her books have received 31 Book Awards and a few finalists awards. All Janice's books are available on, Kindle, B&N and other online book sites. One of her sports' poems was published in The Lawrence Eagle Tribune in October of 2008. She is currently working on book 2 of a YA fantasy series. There will be six books in all in this series. She hopes to work on a series of four books in a crime/mystery genre that will be offsprings of her thriller, Hunting Mariah. There are books in the works about an angel and another about a dog for ages 17+. Her hobbies are crocheting, walking to keep fit, hula hooping, tap dancing, going to the movies with her husband, and spending time with her five grandchildren. Janice loves to hear from readers and appreciates reviews. Sign up on her blog for a copy of her newsletters under Contact Me. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband who is her illustrator and cover creator.
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4 Responses to More Snow Makes for a White Christmas!

  1. deanie2013 says:

    We’ve had four snowstorms already, Janice, but you have lots of snow. I agree it looks so pretty when you can admire it from inside, but driving in it is another story! Thinking of you and wishing you a lovely Christmas and New Year. I always enjoy stopping by. Your poem is beautiful.

    • jjspina says:

      Thanks Deanie. You are right. We did have a couple of previous storms with only a dusting. I didn’t count them as snow since it left quickly. Hope all is well with you.
      Thanks for stopping by. I love hearing from you my friend.

  2. Wonderful wonderland photos and a fun-filled poem, too… I can sure relate. Lucky us, WE don’t have to GO OUT to go to work! Happy Holidays, Bette

    • jjspina says:

      Thank you Bette. It isn’t too bad being retired, more time to do what we love.
      Thank you for stopping by. It is always nice to hear from you.
      Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to you too!

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