01 March 2017

Alaska Problems

We keep getting sale flyers, e-mails, and so on, saying "Spring sale! Spring's just around the corner!"  But let me show you what the 1st day of Spring looks like, up here:
 
 
 
Then there's the inevitable concern about how much snow piles up on roofs. This area has a thriving roof shoveling industry, and one or two buildings collapse every snowy winter.
 
But snow isn't the only issue:
 

This was a case of a homeowner whose efforts to remove snow from his flat-topped garage resulted in a very large pile of snow next to the structure. And of course, if you build it, they will come to check it out.

 :^)

13 comments:

LindaG said...

That's one way to get some moose meat. :)

Murphy's Law said...

Damn...

Rev. Paul said...

Linda, I'm afraid not, for a number of reasons. But it sure is tempting. :)

ML - yeah. That.

ProudHillbilly said...

LOL!

Rev. Paul said...

PH, if a moose on your roof ain't redneck problems, then I don't know what is!

Suz said...

Now that is one way to test the structural integrity of the roof...and the owner shoveled it off cause he was concerned about the roof collapsing. Pretty funny!

Old NFO said...

Yep, GOOD roof there! :-)

Toirdhealbheach Beucail said...

"Christmas Central? Yes, I have got a....no no, not that at all on my roof. There are no dainty hoof prints involved..."

Rev. Paul said...

Suz, it may not have been the owner's intent, but that roof got a workout.

NFO, apparently so. :)

TB - LOL!

Rob said...

We cancelled winter due to lack of interest. Cool today, just below freezing, this weekend..60..may brake out the shorts

Rev. Paul said...

Rob, we've got your winter: it was -12° on the drive into town, and -6 here at work. Over two feet of compacted snow on the ground, too.

ShallNOTBeInfringed Original said...

....Moose on the Roof..... isn't that a Dr. Seuss book or something?

Rev. Paul said...

If it isn't, it should have been. LOL!