January 13, 2012 — Created the snow pile today instead of working. We’ve got a dream whip/soft serv kind of pile for the first go this year. Hope it stays cold for a couple of weeks, anyway!
January 2, 2012 — Driving rain last night and scouring wind today made it feel more like April than January here in southern Maine. The good news is, we’re due to plunge into the single digits within a day or so. Perhaps that will prepare a few inches of permafrost to accumulate … and retain … enough snow to get the races going in 2012.