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Snow Rage in Nictau, New Brunswick

From: The humble Farmer
Length: 02:03

Even people who love winter might experience snow rage. Read the full description.

Humbleoats_small When two feet of snow falls on top of the ten feet of snow already on the ground, and the snowbanks on either side of your driveway are 15 feet high, even a man who loves winter might experience snow rage.

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When two feet of snow falls on top of the ten feet of snow already on the ground, and the snowbanks on either side of your driveway are 15 feet high, even a man who loves winter might experience snow rage.

Transcript

Last night my friend Bill Miller called and talked for over an hour. Bill Miller is a third generation canoe builder in Nictau, New Brunswick who is responsible for the great Fiddlers On the Tobique festival in June. Sixteen people live in Nictau, New Brunswick and when Bill Miller called last night it was snowing and there was already 8 or 10 feet of snow on the level ground. If you?ve ever plowed you know that when you get a 12 to 15 foot bank of snow on either side of your driveway, it gets harder and harder to find a place to put it. Bill says that he loves winter but when he tried to plow the 20 inches that came down yesterday he started to get a little snow rage. Bill says that for the past month his dog Rusty has been walking on the roof and not even thinking anything about it. Bill says that if it hadn?t rained off three feet of snow in January, he would have to leave his house...
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