All day yesterday, the weather was the big news. Over and over again, the reports repeated the news that a winter weather advisory was in effect to our south and east. It seemed that everyone was going to get snow, except us! I looked at Wunderground last night before going to bed…yup, the weather was the same as all day yesterday….”light snow” through our region. I admit, I got so resentful, I turned the radio off so I would not have to hear it again! Perhaps the resentment manifested as exhaustion…I trudged off to bed well before ten o’clock.
I am assuming my early bedtime resulted in my awakening at 3:45 am. I looked at the clock and rolled over to go back to sleep, but it was all in vain! Try as I might, sleep evaded me. I finally decided it was futile to fight and got up with the Scotties. I think both of them wondered why I was up *so* early! I fed them and turned on the light on the back deck. I was totally shocked to see several inches of SNOW deposited there!
Wait a minute! When I awakened at 3:45, the snowplow went up and down our road….I should have known!
The minute the boys were done eating their breakfast, I rushed them outside. It was so much fun watching them frolic and hop about in the white stuff! Their little legs were far too short for them to rise up above the snow….they kind of resembled moles making their way about the yard.
The snowplow came up the road once again at about 6:45, and the road was in need of another plowing as it was totally snow-covered once again. As I heard it coming, I quickly ran and got my Panasonic camera, hoping to get a photo. It was still dark….but dawn was on the horizon!
I took this shot out the French door at the back of the house, looking up into the woods a little later, after the light of day had broken.
I haven’t been this excited in a long time! Now the kids and I can call their friends and go sledding! Yeah…well, one little “detail”….after bitterly cold temperatures tonight (about -11C.) we are supposed to be about 11 C. on Monday, then hover near freezing the following days. Talk about roller coaster weather!!!
I filled the birdfeeder very full this morning, and the birds have been flitting about on and off all day. At one point, it looked as though the tree outside the window was moving! There must have been well over thirty birds in it!
I mentioned I had bought some flowers last night. In trying to make a Christmasy arrangement, I wanted to “keep it simple” , so I finally decided on red carnations with baby’s breath.
Very simple, but I love the colors!
It is still snowing or snowing again. Not too sure which as I have been busy doing other things! For those in the snowy areas, take care, and keep warm!