Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Proof of snow on Christmas day in Portland, Oregon

Christmas snow in Portland
We're fully documenting everything, now that there's another camera in the house...and it makes movies.

I can't remember having a white Christmas, ever, unless you count the fake snow at Disneyland from when I was about 9 years old. Children are running through the streets shouting "It's snowing! It's snowing!" and one even had a superman outfit on, complete with red cape flowing behind him as he ran around the corner and down the block.

Last night we encountered a truly quirky site. 4 people, one dressed as a Christmas tree, one a present, one an Elf, and the other a Santa, with a guitar, harmonica and tamborine. They were singing through the streets, playing their instruments (prettty well, actually). I think they may have been tipsy—or drunk on the Christmas spirit—so we gave them a shout out and cheered them on.

Enjoy the day, however you may choose to spend it. I'm going to go play some Christmas songs on the piano...
Christmas snow in Oregon

4 comments:

John D said...
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John D said...

I think we have to have an inch to call it an official "White Christmas," but this is as close as we'll probably get in Portland for quite a while.
We took a little walk this morning to take in downtown at what is probably its quietest daytime moment of the year. As we started climbing the Broadway Bridge to head home, the snow started flying harder than I've seen it in Portland in a long time. I'm glad I stuck around this Christmas! Snow in Portland is always unexpected and beautiful.

sarah said...

we came out of the movies to find downtown awash in snowflakes, and made a beeline for council crest where there was close to 5 inches. we had a good old-fashioned snowball fight and watched many snowmen being rolled up. i agree - what a treat to have a white christmas in portland! merry xmas, lelo.

patti_cake said...

Congratulations i'm jealous of the snow AND the Superman running down the street. I bet that was an awesome sight! Hope you had a good one Lelo!