Snowflakes

By | December 4th, 2010|Being in the Now, Environment|

My twelve year old daughter and I were playing in the snow yesterday,  and I was really struck by the beauty of snow, and how amazing snowflakes are.  I decided to google snowflakes and I came up with 3 interesting facts. 1. Every snowflake has it's own unique shape and is different than all other snowflakes. 2. The average snowflake falls at a speed of 3.1 miles per hour (5 kilometers). 3. The largest snowflakes ever recorded fell in the state of Montana in the United States of America.  The snowflakes were 15 inches in diameter. In Britain the subject of weather generally seems to feature high on peoples agendas.  The state of the weather can of course affect our choices, [...]