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Snow, Ice & Niagara Falls - Little Observationist
There’s always something magical about the first snowfall of the year. Of course it wasn’t Buffalo’s first, nor was it a big snow storm, but it was the first we saw this winter. If there’s one thing I miss most about Buffalo besides friends and family, it’s the snow. They probably think I’m crazy, but London winter just isn’t as pretty or fun. The next morning, the ground was covered. I stepped outside before anyone else was ready to leave the house to make the first footprints in the snow. I walked out into the field behind our house where there’s a small patch of woods and a colourful row of houses on the other side. We used to play here as kids, building igloos, giant snow tigers and sometimes even ice skating on frozen flooded areas. Dark snow clouds hovered in the distance. It was the perfect day to head up to Niagara Falls, so I went inside to round up the troops. But first, before it all melted, we wanted to make sure we fit in that all important snowman. My dad brought us black olives for the eyes and a big carrot for the nose. We gave …