Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Did I jinx myself?
This morning at 7, I looked out my front door to this! -4 and wet blobs of snow.
And it continued to come down, wet and heavy and chilly, but not as cold as the full day of rain yesterday.
Later in the afternoon the dogs and I went to our favourite little piece of wood lot where the owner lets us roam at any time of the year. It was like walking into the forest in the Chronicles of Narnia...everything was still covered in snow, the branches of huge trees coated with about three inches of white and the small trees which had been wet when the snow blew through, bending low. It was a lacy fairyland of glitter with black trunks lined on their north sides with white. The sun shone through the branches in many open spots, but the snow was so thick in some places - even 80 feet in the air on twining branches - that it shaded everything below. Blue sky peeped through small openings and all was still.
Except for a lone crow, who hated its rest being disrupted by the sound of big paws and my rubber boots and let me know it loudly, it was quiet, peaceful. The snow that drifted off the trees, crystalline bits floating gently down, landed silently. It was magical. Beautiful and magical.
What a treat!
Here's hoping you get some treats soon too.