It’s been 10 years since Carla “Jo” Elmore has seen snow, but now she is reminded of it every day.
Two weeks ago she and husband, Tony Bernasconi, put up a privacy fence in their backyard made up of about 350 snow skis. The printed sides of the black skis face the backyard of the squash-colored house. Each ski reads “ORION” in neon green, orange and purple letters. The back of the skis are a black, dark gray color and face NW 39th Avenue.
How the couple’s ski fence came about is the result of a tight budget and an imaginative boss.
The original fence was damaged in the 2004 hurricanes. Then when another one blew through town a few years ago, a huge tree in the backyard fell and finished off the fence as well as the couple’s greenhouse….Â Details