Surprise Migration from Florida… (well, sort of)

What to do with a sudden overnight snowfall of over a foot? Walking through my neighborhood the day after our most recent catastrophic snowstorm (after some serious shoveling), I saw a variety of impromptu lawn decorations, from snow forts to snow people of all sorts. This, however, takes the blue ribbon for most original post-snowfall lawn decoration.


For the delight of tacky lawn-ornament aficionados and tongue-in-cheek ornithologists: a flock of rare pink Arctic flamingos graces my neighbors’ lawn the morning after our last big snowstorm

We’re supposed to get another flash snowfall of a foot tonight. I can’t wait to see what they do next time…

And, for those of you interested in things even stranger than the common front-yard dwelling suburban flamingo:

Lastly, for those of you who just love flamingos (I know you’re out there):

See you after the blizzard and thanks for stopping by!


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5 thoughts on “Surprise Migration from Florida… (well, sort of)

  1. Hi Jennifer. Thanks so much for linking to my blog! I have followed your blog and I look forward to seeing what you write about in the future. Love and Hugs – Lila


  2. Dear Jen, reminds me of when my kids were in youth group at church, one of the youth pastors woke up to a yard full of forks…and the kids said he had been forked…do not know if I agree with that but the flamingos made me think of that…hope ya all stay warm and do not get too much snow…your mom will be going to school until July…xoxo Nan


    • Forks! Flamingos! What’s next? Garden gnomes are old hat… Penguins, perhaps? I think they may be moving to our neighborhood soon regardless, considering the weather these days. I’ll write you an email soon. Meanwhile, all the best to you and yours!


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