Today, I woke up to a full foot of snow in my front yard. It is April 11th! AHHHH! Does winter really last 9 months here? I should be getting my shorts down out of the closet, not searching for long underwear. Again.

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Yesterday, we got about six inches. Overnight, about 6 more.

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Yesterday, I was inside all day. Alone. Working from home because I couldn’t make it in to my job.

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I was not doing that again today. I needed fresh air – before 4 pm.

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I jumped out of bed & decided to take some photos of this APRIL Winter Wonderland & shovel the mound of snow out from my door. Before it was too late & I was really snowed in.

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After about fifteen minutes. I had her licked. Bet you didn’t know there were stairs under that big drift.

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One of my kind neighbors saw me out in the street taking photos of this madness like I was some tourist who grew up in a warmer climate. Oh. Wait. I did grow up in a warmer climate.

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He got more done on my driveway with that snowblower in 10 minutes than I could have in 3 hours. Before I moved here, I had never even seen a snowblower.

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I live right across from the city park & these pretty snowy days are actually quite beautiful from the warm comfort of my home. This is the view from my “picture” window in the living room. I put my computer in there, so I can enjoy the snow globe like scenery.

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High dive anyone? Nice day for a swim.

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Aren’t they sotra cute? In a tree kind of way.

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Anyway – it is time for me to get to work. I’ll be much happier inside today after the snow shoveling exercise & a little fresh air taking photos of the snow.

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I am definitely making chili tonight. We. Need. Chili. During. Blizzard.

This is the day the Lord has made; we will rejoice & be glad in it. (Even if it is an APRIL snowstorm.) Psalm 118:24

Stay warm – Sierra Shea

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Hey there... I'm Sierra!

I am from a family of all girls. I always keep a journal. John & I were married back in 2013. It was a miracle then & it is now. We had three kids between Oct 2014 & August 2018 : Joslyn Shea, J.D., and Jesse Lee. We remodeled two houses & moved three times in our first 5 years. I grew up in Missouri, but was transplanted to South Dakota. I am working on my masters at Sioux Falls Seminary as of 6.1.19.

I started Sierra Shea & Co. as a space to curate encouragement for all women toward creative, redemptive lives as daughters of the King of Kings.