Do you have a snow fort memory from your childhood? I do…
One of my fondest childhood snow forts was in rural Norway. My father took the day off on a snow day and helped us build a snow fort. Or, maybe it was more like a snow hut? He made it with a roof of pine boughs and I remember we could stand up in it and it became “the” hang out place for the neighborhood kids.
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The Inuit have several different words for snow each denoting what sort of snow it is. On Monday afternoon we got "tlamo - snow that falls in large wet flakes". Monday night was perfect for sledding and building snow people and animals. After the heat of Tuesday it turned into "kripya - snow that has melted and refrozen". No longer great as a building material it was going to be a perfect canvas for some snow art.
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