While there’s been much excitement and numerous events throughout the Twin Cities with the Super Bowl game in town, many of our usual winter activities continue as they do in other years.  One of them, the St. Paul Winter Carnival, is in full swing.  Our weather has been wintry so the carnival’s timing is perfect for ice palaces and snow sculptures.  I wandered through the Vulcan Park snow sculptures at the State Fairground the other night.  It was cold and light flurries were starting to fall.  The sculptures were lit with changing colors and there were children and adults enjoying the evening.  This wonderful sculpture entitled “Eggloo” caught my eye with the broken egg shell and the young chick being sheltered under the wing.  On the other side of the park was a giant snow slide and I could hear the squeals and shrieks as people climbed on their sleds and flew down the slide.  All a part of winter enjoyment!

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