Wednesday, January 30, 2019 — Toronto with Frosting

19-01-30 BLOG pic1Attache ta tuque! Toronto doesn’t usu­ally get much snow, com­pared to most of the rest of the coun­try. Mon­treal­ers laugh at our lame, half-hearted win­ters. It’s posi­tion on the west end of Lake Ontario, with a ridge of high­lands to its west, means that the pre­vail­ing west­er­lies usu­ally drop most of their snow before they reach the city. The clos­est Amer­i­can city, Buf­falo, posi­tioned at the east end of Lake Erie, gets much more snow. But every now and then a snow­storm will be big enough to dump a hefty load on Toronto. The evening it hit was a bit grim for Toron­to­ni­ans, many of whom immi­grated from warmer lands.

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But look at the magic of the fol­low­ing sunny day:

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