There’s snow place like home: Why I keep snow in my freezer.

Meredith Cummings
3 min readAug 20, 2021

I keep snow in my freezer.

In Alabama snow is rare. So years ago my daughter Isabel and I started gathering it each time it snowed. We put each scoop of snow in a baggie and stuck it in the freezer, marked with the year we collected it.

We have many bags of freezer snow, dating back years.

It may seem silly but it makes me smile when — on the rare occasion I can actually see the back of…

Meredith Cummings

Freelance journalist, Teaching Assistant Journalism Professor at Lehigh University