Snow Clouds

It doesn’t snow very often on Mayne Island but it does all around us. Some days I can smell snow and people frown when I say so. Raising one eyebrow, they will say “I didn’t hear of a snowfall warning.” Then I have to explain that I can smell it from where it is snowing on the mountains around us… 30 or 40 miles away.


Sometimes I look up and say “those are snow clouds.” It is not just the look of them. It is how they feel… and smell.



Sprout question: What smells in your neighbourhood?


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