Young skiers braved the single digit temperatures and the negative wind chills to speed down the trails in memory of Pierre Lallement. Lallement was a ski patrolman and father who loved the downhill experience and families came out in his memory. His wife worked the finish line, and his boys raced along side other youngsters from around the region.
Igloos made out of snow are popular in regions around the world for folks to stay warm. I know it’s been cold in State College this winter, but did’t think it was that cold till I walked into a local backyard to see a full size igloo. The winter wonderland creation by a group of friends will be their a cozy hideaway to host gatherings till temperatures start to melt away their ten days of hard work.
The snow was coming down as I got ready for work, and with all the schools close I knew my assignments had been canceled. I layered on the warm clothes and threw my snow pants in the car. As the snow accumulated outside our office I headed out to find snow features. Being fully prepared for the elements I excitedly headed to get a newsy photo as the traffic built up from Penn State dismissing early. Then the fun began as I captured sledding youngsters, snow boarding teens and an adorable puppy.
While I was out of town for the holidays the snow in State College had accumulated to about 8 inches. When I rolled out of bed this morning and opened the shades the snow was coming down again and there was three fresh inches of fluff added to the piles. I bundled up and headed out for some snowy features.