Och. I've been shoveling so much snow that my butt hurts.
Usually by now I'd have my shoveling muscles well in place, but we've had so little snow this winter that I've gone slack.
Well, the Great Groundhog's Day Blizzard of 2016 put paid to all that. It's time to take up the shovel and show what we're made of.
Here in Snow Country, shoveling is something of an art form. Good shoveling is a dance, a balanced pitting of muscle strength against weight resistance. You want maximum clearance for minimum energy output. You want rhythm, regularity. You want to do as much pushing and as little lifting as possible.
Push and two and push and two and lift and throw and
push and two and push and two and lift and throw and