Do You Wanna Build A Snowman?

North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
November 21, 2015 7:30pm CST
Do you wanna build a snowman? Well I do. I know many of you get snow and snow and snow until you're sick of it, but we don't. My kids do not know what fun it is to play in the snow until your hands are numb from the cold. They do not know the joy of coming in and drinking hot chocolate to thaw out. They have never made a snow angel. (They have made sand angels, not as much fun.) They have never tasted snow cream or witnessed "yellow snow". They have never made yellow snow. (They are boys.) I am hoping you guys will share just a little of your snow this year with us. Otherwise, I am going to have to get a huge ice shredding machine.
22 people like this
26 responses
@jstory07 (57113)
• Roseburg, Oregon
22 Nov 15
Snow,
You could get a snow machine and make lots of snow in the front yard for them.
4 people like this
• North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
22 Nov 15
Yes, I am hoping to not have to do that.
2 people like this
@dorianna (513)
• United States
23 Nov 15
I hate snow. When snowflakes start falling from the sky, teardrops involuntarily fall from my eyes. That is how much I dread it. I hate digging the car out of the snow, Driving in it is a challenge and twice someone rear ended me cause they were going to fast for the conditions. It is so ugly when the plows pile it up on the sides of streets and it gets slushy and dirty. Yep, I would be ecstatic if it never snowed again. When I was a child it was a different story altogether. I remember being excited at the first snowfall and anxious to get out a go sledding or build a snowman. Growing up in Philly (US) when there was a no school day due to the snow, many of the parents were also home from work. The whole neighborhood was outdoors throwing snowballs and sledding. It was like your neighbors were your family. So I understand why you are remiss that the children are not experiencing snow. I am not certain that kind of neighborhood camaraderie exists anymore, but they would enjoy the kind of play you can only do in the snow. So here is a picture for you all.
Explore Wonderlane's photos on Flickr. Wonderlane has uploaded 44883 photos to Flickr.
• North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
24 Nov 15
Thanks. Yes, I remember building bonfires and sledding all night. What a grand time it was.
2 people like this
@suzzy3 (8400)
24 Nov 15
I reminded cindiowens about all the trouble snow can cause. Not very romantic.
2 people like this
@dorianna (513)
• United States
24 Nov 15
@suzzy3 Yes, many accidents and people losing their lives from the treacherous roads.
1 person likes this
@rebelann (30814)
• El Paso, Texas
23 Nov 15
Well, although I live in a desert now at least when I was 7 dad was stationed in Germany so I got to play in snow, it was fun. And no, I don't miss it at all, I like it warm/hot.
2 people like this
• North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
24 Nov 15
I do too for the most part, but a little snow would be fun every now and then.
2 people like this
@rebelann (30814)
• El Paso, Texas
24 Nov 15
Ummm, true @cindiowens on Christmas Eve maybe. Otherwise I hope we don't get any although a nice rain wouldn't hurt my feelings, we're so dry right now that it's shocking to pet the kitty.
3 people like this
• North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
24 Nov 15
@rebelann Poor kitty, and poor you too. Here, I am doing my rain dance for El Paso right now.
2 people like this
@suzzy3 (8400)
24 Nov 15
We don't get that much in the UK , I used to love it when younger but not anymore. I would love to be able to send the snow to your boys. just remember people slip over and hurt themselves. cars get stuck in the middle of no where. The buses stop running. the trains stop running . Ambulances get stuck with sick people on board. Shall I stop now. It may sound romantic but the reality is far different.
• North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
24 Nov 15
When we do get snow, the whole place shuts down. Our county does not even have a snow plow.
2 people like this
@suzzy3 (8400)
24 Nov 15
@cindiowens Maybe you could take the boys skiing. You really don't want any snow. We have many snow ploughs but even they get stuck at times. Three or four days snow a year and the whole country comes to a standstill. I hate the stuff.
2 people like this
@PatZAnthony (11726)
• Charlotte, North Carolina
24 Nov 15
You are more than welcome to take any snow we get here! Ugh-not looking forward to it @cindiowens
2 people like this
• North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
25 Nov 15
Hey @PatZAnthony So good to see you. I'll take a little of it, thank you.
1 person likes this
@Katlynn (378)
• United States
23 Nov 15
I live in an area that gets a lot of snow, but we've only had a dusting so far. I like a day of fluffy, falling snow. No ice and not four feet of snow!
2 people like this
• North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
24 Nov 15
I don't want four feet either, but a little would be nice.
1 person likes this
@Platespinner (18055)
• Winston Salem, North Carolina
23 Nov 15
We don't get a lot of snow here in NC, but it's a whole lot more than we used to get in Alabama. I doubt the novelty will ever wear off for my children!
2 people like this
• North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
24 Nov 15
Probably not. I remember getting so excited at the first flake. Then watching the news to make sure school would be cancelled!
1 person likes this
@Tampa_girl7 (21253)
• United States
22 Nov 15
As a child and young woman I had the pleasure of snow, but now that I live in the south I seldom see it.
2 people like this
• North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
24 Nov 15
You and me too.
1 person likes this
@marlina (60411)
• Canada
22 Nov 15
#marshmallow snow table,
How about planning a trip to a snow area for a Christmas gift? Or have the kids looking at my #marshmallow snow table!
• North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
24 Nov 15
I might have to do that.
2 people like this
@boiboing (12524)
• Northampton, England
22 Nov 15
We once went to a place called 'Snow World' in Hyderabad in India. It was absolutely hilarious to see hundreds of people who never experienced snow or ice playing in a bit freezer warehouse.
2 people like this
• North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
24 Nov 15
That sounds like a great place to go!
1 person likes this
@TRBRocks420 (60579)
• Banks, Oregon
22 Nov 15
I hope you get snow and, our able to build a snow man. I would give you ours for the year if I could lol.
2 people like this
• North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
24 Nov 15
Thanks, but I don't want it for the whole year...just once will be fine, lol.
1 person likes this
@UncleJoe (8063)
• Virginia Beach, Virginia
22 Nov 15
From what I read about this Winter's forecast in the Farmer's Almanac, I think you're gonna get your wish. They have been 97% accurate for over 200 years.
2 people like this
• North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
22 Nov 15
Oh goody! I hope I don't have to work that day!
2 people like this
@slund2041 (3496)
• United States
22 Nov 15
I would rather it did not snow. My brother works outdoors, and I hate to know he is that cold. I would not want him to have to lose work either, because he needs the money so bad.
2 people like this
• United Kingdom
22 Nov 15
I hope that we will have enough snow to make snowmen. I work with young children so it would be great to make some with them.
2 people like this
@GajaGamini (1064)
• India
22 Nov 15
We don't celebrate Christmas like you do but I would like to build a snowman one day.
2 people like this
@valmnz (12573)
• New Zealand
22 Nov 15
I'm like your kids, I haven't experienced those things either.
2 people like this
@celticeagle (113972)
• Boise, Idaho
22 Nov 15
I think we get just enough snow each year to build a snowman.
2 people like this
@amnabas (9816)
• Karachi, Pakistan
22 Nov 15
I would love to but we dont have snow at our place.
2 people like this
@LadyDuck (118014)
• Switzerland
22 Nov 15
I experience snow every year, Switzerland gets enough snow to make people sick of snow.
1 person likes this
@paigea (21000)
• Canada
28 Nov 15
I hope your children get to make a snowman sometime. I still like playing in the snow but it's skiing and skating now