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Schools Out in Tucson! Snow Day!

It snowed in Tucson today.The local news had been trumpeting the forecast for two or three days.  Snow's coming. White flakes.  Temperature in the 40s all day.  It's not often that Tucson schools have a snow day, so we all thought we were pretty big stuff.

Idiots like me were stopped along the highways taking pictures.  Schoolkids were making people crazy at the mall.  Then I got home, and my Darlin' showed me a photo sent by a friend in Quebec.  Canada.  True north.

No snow day in Quebec!

 

The kids in Quebec didn't get a snow day!  Kinda puts things in perspective, doesn't it?!

Schedule a visit soon!  Call before you come.  We'll roll out the red carpet for you.

 

I'm Mike in Tucson, your preferred Tucson, AZ Mortgage lender.
Mike Jones (Tucson Mortgage Company, LLC): Loan Officer in Tucson, Pima County, Arizona
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Comment balloon 20 commentsMike Jones • February 10 2009 10:26PM

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And exactly why would anyone live in Quebec? Sorry if you do

Posted by Alan Brown, 29 Years of Real Estate Experience . (Coldwell Banker Montrose Colorado) over 10 years ago

Alan,

I used to work in Quebec.  I'm glad I live in Tucson!  :) 
Thanks for being the first to comment.

Mike in Tucson

Posted by Mike Jones, Mike Jones NMLS 223495 (SUNSTREET MORTGAGE, LLC (BK-0907366, NMLS 145171) ) over 10 years ago

I have a friend in Tucson right now and I had to call we were at 62 today and he mentioned you had a cold spell but I'm sure it will be back to normal soon.

Posted by Terry & Bonnie Westbrook, Westbrook Realty - Grand Rapids Forest Hills MI Re (Westbrook Realty Broker-Owner) over 10 years ago

Nice photo Mike!  Aren't you glad we only have to wear our parkas 2 weeks out of the year?  (one week 'cuz its cold & 1 week just because we don't want to think we wasted our money!)

Posted by Kent Simpson, Real Estate Is About People (Realty One Group Mountain Desert) over 10 years ago

Mike,

Snow is no less inspiring than the barren desert! It all depends on your perspective!

I like your slant on things.

It's the same with snow in Quebec, to them it's just not that much snow! "A!"

I've got alot of family in Quebec, don't know a one of them!

Bill

Posted by William J. Archambault, Jr. (The Real Estate Investment Institute ) over 10 years ago

Mike, I saw the second picture and thought... WOW. Tuscon got hit HARD. haha.

Posted by Jesse & Kathy Clifton, Retired (Jesse Clifton & Associates, REALTORS®) over 10 years ago

Mike, I can imagine how rare snow is for your area, and no, when something comes around like a blue moon, why not enjoy it...

Posted by TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc., Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029 (Complete Home Inspections, Inc.) over 10 years ago

Michael,

The World Match Play in Golf is coming to Tucson (okay, Marana) in two weeks.  Look for our signature mild, sunny weather.  We enjoy precipitation in any form here in the desert.

Jesse,

I'll bet you did.  LOL!

Bill,

I covered our key lime tree with a sheet tonight.  Our geraniums too.  I wonder if your relatives in Quebec have a computer?  They could read our blogs!  :)

Kent,

Now there's a way to look at it!  Thanks for stopping by.

Terry,

It won't take more than a day to warm up again.  We're forcasted to be in the 60's by noon tomorrow.

Mike in Tucson

Posted by Mike Jones, Mike Jones NMLS 223495 (SUNSTREET MORTGAGE, LLC (BK-0907366, NMLS 145171) ) over 10 years ago

Shhh!  Mike, we have to be very careful how many people find out about Tucson, or they will all want to move there, and all the beautiful open desert space will end up filled with condos, malls and freeways.  :-)

Posted by Cheryl Johnson over 10 years ago

MORNING MIKE!  Tucson was truly surrounded by a snowbowl yesterday - it's just beautiful wasn't it? ! -- Gabrielle

Posted by Gabrielle Kamahele Rhind, Broker/Owner (KGC Properties LLC, Tucson Property Management & Real Estate) over 10 years ago

Mike,

At least one, Luc Archambault does he sells his art through it. Unfortunately it's in French. There are others. Luc has talked with my first cousin Cindy, it took 4 generations to find a common Grand Father. All the North American Archambaults trace our selves back to Jacques Archambault who arivaed here in 1608 and traveled extensively in Canada and Michigan.

Just something else you didn't need to know before breakfast.

Bill

Posted by William J. Archambault, Jr. (The Real Estate Investment Institute ) over 10 years ago

Hi Mike:

WOW!!!  Look at that mound of snow....

ToulaRosebrock.com

Posted by Toula Rosebrock, Broker/Sales Associate, Realtor, Lacey Township, (Diane Turton, Realtors, Forked River, NJ) over 10 years ago

Mmmm.  We have a snow day with an inch of snow.  It has nothing to do with snow.  It is because of GRIDLOCK.

 

Posted by Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland (Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate) over 10 years ago

Mike,

Trust me you do not want what your friends to the north of you got.  Stick with what you have, it's better that way!  ;-)

Posted by Don Rogers, Realtor, Broker, CDPE, GRI, OnullFallon MO & St Charles County MO homes (Keller Williams Realty Chesterfield) over 10 years ago

I love it when we get snow here in WNC. Just enough to be beautiful for a day or 2 and then it's gone!

buckingtherealestatetrend.com, susie blackmon

Posted by Susie Blackmon, Ocala, Horses, Western Wear, Horse Farms, Marketing over 10 years ago

Mike it was 76 here yesterday and sunny. I am loving it. There are a few trees starting to bloom and the buttercups are showing color. I love it!

Posted by Chip Jefferson (Gibbs Realty and Auction Company) over 10 years ago

Laura,

Spring is sprung, the grass is riz.  I wonder where the birdies is.  :)

Susie,

Me too!

Don,

I like what we have here!  :)

Lenn,

Gridlock?  What's that?

Toula,

They don't have that much in New Jersey?!

Bill,

That's some interesting stuff.  Now for a cup of coffee...

Gabrielle,

It was GREAT!

CJ,

You're right.  Let's not tell.  :)

Mike in Tucson

Posted by Mike Jones, Mike Jones NMLS 223495 (SUNSTREET MORTGAGE, LLC (BK-0907366, NMLS 145171) ) over 10 years ago

Mike - The more I read about Tucson, the more surprises I get.  I have always considered the area as hot desert, even in winter time.  I can imagine an occassional small amount of snow - but that's a ridiculous amount:-)

 

Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) over 10 years ago

Myrl,

Tucson is full of surprises!  Come check us out!

Mike in Tucson

Posted by Mike Jones, Mike Jones NMLS 223495 (SUNSTREET MORTGAGE, LLC (BK-0907366, NMLS 145171) ) over 10 years ago

I remember the good old days, when I was a kid and yes we had snow days, because no one ever made it to the class room! 

Posted by Doreen McPherson, Phoenix Arizona Real Estate ~ (Homesmart ~ Scottsdale ~ Tempe) over 10 years ago

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