Iowa Winter

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Iowa's greatest arctic explorer wearing a stylish knit cap

Snow is not generally an uncommon thing in the Midwest, in fact I think many people who live elsewhere in the U.S. believe that we live most of the year in a frozen waste land. Recently however, we have been more inclined to 50 degree temperatures and green grass, that is until Friday.

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View from my Spanish Class


After my first Spanish class of the day my professor remarked that it was snowing. Bad move on her part, as I spent a large portion of the remainder off the class watching cotton balls swirl past the window.


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View from my front door

By the time my second Spanish class of the day it was a fairy tale winter scene outside. Though the “puddles” offered a slush that was less than desirable, it was far better than deep water puddles, and certainly prettier. I am happy that Iowa once again looks like it really is winter. (Though spring is supposed to start next week)


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Walking home from my buss stop

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