Char Rand, front, of Colorado jumps in a barrel of snow, packing it in preparation for making a snow arch with her cousins on Christmas afternoon at their grandparents' home in Sylvania.
SLUG: ROV snowarch 12/25/2010 The Blade/Amy E. Voigt Sylvania, Ohio CAPTION: Darrell Breese, left, Cari Rand, center, and Lindsay Latimer, right, pack down snow to make a life size snow arch with family on Christmas afternoon in Sylvania on December 25, 2010.
Cousins Darrell Breese, left, Cari Rand, and Lindsay Latimer work on a snow arch. Creating snow sculptures is a Christmas tradition for Mr. Rand of Colorado, Ms. Latimer from Texas, and Mr. Breese of Toledo.
SLUG: ROV snowarch 12/25/2010 The Blade/Amy E. Voigt Sylvania, Ohio CAPTION: A snow Jabba the Hutt was the first finished snow project at 5618 Olde Post Rd. on Christmas afternoon on December 25, 2010.
The first sculpture completed at the Breese home at 5618 Olde Post Rd. was a Jabba the Hutt of ‘Star Wars' fame.