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Snowstorm of December 2008
11 December 2008 Coleen Perilloux Landry

Snowstorm of December 2008

Lafreniere Park

We seldom have snow in southeast Louisiana, especially a snow storm like this.
I have on my snow boots which I haven't worn since 1980 skiing in North Carolina.
Please check Breland's beautiful shot of my house in the falling snow
at and Scott Schexnaydre's shot at
The snow fell for about 4 hours.

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slhoornstra01-Jan-2010 04:06
I lived in Louisiana as a child, happy days. It snowed once and was a wonder to us children, lovely shot, lucky you, no snow here!! Happy New Year to you and your family. PS I still make gumbo,
dane31-Dec-2008 06:21
Mother Nature at her finest...V
camms30-Dec-2008 16:11
Beautiful.... you and the snow!! I bet you really enjoyed it!
virginiacoastline30-Dec-2008 14:43
that's a HECKUVA lotta snow for that area . . . must have annoyed the heck out of the swans!
Marisa D.L.28-Dec-2008 21:03
Snow is wonderful when it’s rare. You look amused and happy in this unusual environment!
william mahan28-Dec-2008 01:20

I can see that the snow has melted the ground near where you are standing!
Graham Tomlin25-Dec-2008 17:24
fab merry christmas regards Helen
blizzard21-Dec-2008 04:27
rare very rare
so original oh yes frame this one
petesie13-Dec-2008 17:18
I heard about your snow on the news and couldn't wait to come see your photos. How fabulous. We had a very light one.....didn't cover the ground. Love this one.
You look wonderful, by the way!
Neal Nye12-Dec-2008 12:47
It's just too weird for you got get this much snow. But it makes such pretty pictures.
poochdad12-Dec-2008 06:55
perfect for creating homemade Christmas cards. Enjoy it while it lasts!
papajim12-Dec-2008 04:27
I feel your pain!!!!!
Cindi Smith12-Dec-2008 04:00
This doesn't happen very often is beautiful, isn't it???
Guest 12-Dec-2008 03:56
Today was awesome !!!! Even played hookey this morning to take photos !!!
Ed Preston12-Dec-2008 03:38
Heard you had about 4" of the white stuff! That's not fair, we've only had about 2" this season so far!

Might as well enjoy it, it won't last like mine will! :-)
Frank Wilson12-Dec-2008 02:16
This shot is just so comfortable. With the coat and scarf you look prepared.
Yvonne12-Dec-2008 02:14
Wow! This is such a pretty shot, I love that old tree behind you Coleen, lovely in the mist...
laine8212-Dec-2008 01:55
you camera may go into shock !! Breland & Gayle both have pretty shot too..
Robin Reid12-Dec-2008 01:30
Yes, I just heard about the snow on tonight's news. How delightful.
Guest 12-Dec-2008 00:09
You look at home in that strange white stuff .
J. Scott Coile11-Dec-2008 22:17
What a lovely early TREAT!
Guest 11-Dec-2008 21:26
It just started snowing in Ohio about a half hour ago... Hoping to go out and see if anything sticks and get a shot of it! :D Of course, I will have to post it someplace else. :(
joanteno11-Dec-2008 20:32
Now I have seen everything - snow in NO...
Monte Stevens11-Dec-2008 20:08
Well, I'll be! Now how often does that happen? :-)
Celeste C.11-Dec-2008 19:42
Wasn't that too fun while it lasted?! Now it's just plain old too cold . . .
Lee Rudd11-Dec-2008 19:41
winter has moved south! hope you are all staying warm enough down there
A J Adams11-Dec-2008 19:29
You can't get a shot like that very often down here.
Ed Goodnight11-Dec-2008 19:18
There is a first I'll bet!
I'm sending my cross country skis down for you, Coleen
Scott Schexnaydre11-Dec-2008 18:36
Cool shot, Coleen.
Dennis Hoyne11-Dec-2008 18:27
How cool is that? Heh, heh.
Larry Peterson11-Dec-2008 18:26
Starting to look a lot like winter. Very nice.
Zak11-Dec-2008 17:39
feel free to send it this way! ;-)
Gary Winters11-Dec-2008 17:01
Brrrr! I'm surprised to see snow down there... hope it doesn't come to San Diego! But you look like you're having some fun with it...
David Royall11-Dec-2008 16:49
Wow... that doesn't happen very often!
Although it is beautiful, I hope Florida is not next. I don't have a coat.
Mairéad11-Dec-2008 16:42
Beautiful shot and you look nicely wrapped up in that red scarf.