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Please, God: Make It Snow!!
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Thursday, December 29, 2011

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A woman living in Galveston, Texas, wants one thing for Christmas: to see snow.

Image of snowfall (c) 2011, by Karla Dorman.

If there is anything i want for Christmas, it is to see snow.

I live in Galveston, Texas, where cold (let alone, snow or any type of wintry precipitation)  is extremely rare.

Perhaps that is a good thing for a lot of people, but I am not like most people.  See, I have always wanted to see (let alone, experience) snow, but have never been able to.  That makes me very sad.

I could  have done this three/four years ago, but of course, I happened to be in Mexico, on a cruise.  While I was enjoying Mexico's sunny beaches in warm, 80-degree temperatures, Galveston was getting snow!! I wsa so mad  I wanted the captain to turn the ship around back to Galveston, just so I could see the snowfall, but he told me we were well on our way to to Mexico!

If I remember correctly, Galveston had something like 6 inches of snow.  The beaches, the roads, the grass: everything was covered in a blanket of white and Galveston was closed down for several days!

I get sad during this time of ear because all the Christmas songs talk about snow and I have no idea what snow is like.  I have been petitioning God to make my dream come true , and that is for me to see snow here in Galveston.

I know it may seem frivelous, but I can't help it.  I think it would be so neat to feel snowflakes tickling my cheeks and face, snowflakes melting upon my tongue, making snowmen, or walking in it! 

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Reviewed by Paul Berube 12/29/2011
Suppose to snow here tomorrow. Well done, Karen.
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 12/29/2011
Snow is beautiful as long as you know how to drive in it!!! Great story as always Karen
In Christs Love
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 12/29/2011
Snow is extremely neat - just ask my dogs!

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow!
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 12/29/2011
Snow is nice ... but having lived in TX so long, my blood's thinned out! LOL Still ... would be nice to see again. Love the story, Karen, well done.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.

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