It had been almost exactly a year since I had last seen snow. As we drove to Moosehead Lake in the North Woods of Maine, we definitely didn’t have that problem. Despite an unseasonably warm December in the state, we were driving the day after the winter’s first blizzard, and anywhere between five and eight inches of light, fluffy snow had built up on the side of the road and on top of the pine trees. The temperature was hovering around eleven or twelve degrees F, with a wind chill that brought it easily below zero.
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