When life gives you snow …

February 2, 2006 at 10:00 pm 5 comments

Winnipeg, the capital of Manitoba, has been nicknamed Winterpeg because of its long and cold winters. Although we’ve had a milder winter so far, we usually get a lot of snow and experience extreme temperatures. But one thing you’ll admire about Winnipeggers is our ability to be positive about all of these. So when life gives us snow, we …

… make (huge) snowballs.

… make a snowman.

… make snow sculptures.

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Allowance 2 – Teaching kids to be responsible Playing in the snow

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  • 1. Hsin  |  February 3, 2006 at 6:06 am

    That’s just the nature of man – do the best with what you have! Those are pretty impressive sculptures there. Are they done professionally or just some artistic kids in the neighbourhood?

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  • 2. niceheart  |  February 3, 2006 at 8:16 am

    I saw these sculptures when I went downtown the other day. They are nothing compared to the ones we get during the Festival du voyageur which is an annual French-Canadian celebration coming up in a couple of weeks. They usually make sculptures of animals, people, etc. I don’t know if people get paid for doing them or just as a hobby. No, I don’t think they were done by kids.

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  • 3. e*ember  |  February 3, 2006 at 2:52 pm

    I’m impressed that Winnipeggers are so adaptable to the cold. I’m still complaining about the constant rain here.

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  • 4. Sidney  |  February 4, 2006 at 3:58 am

    Impressive!
    Enjoy the snow !–>

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  • […] 17th, 2007 Last year, I posted pictures of snow sculptures in front of the TD Bank Centre in downtown Winnipeg.  This year, they have snow sculptures there and I think these are better […]

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