Getting ready

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Several weather models, the US National Weather Service, and Environment Canada all suggest a significant snowstorm will occur tomorrow. My interpretation is that between 12-20 cm (or about 4 to 8 inches) will fall starting tonight and ending Friday afternoon.

So I spent some time the last two afternoons clearing the deck and scraping the driveway/street interface – making space for more snow.

A good day

Some folks may describe this image as depicting a gloomy day. To me it was good to be able to take this photo, know theĀ palpable difference between today’s temperature, -1, and last Wednesday’s temperature of -10 with a stiff wind blowing, to have made it another year. It was and is a good day.


Austere beauty

Winters’ austere beauty has arrived – perhaps a little early by the calendar, at the right time for the season. Even during a -8 afternoon there is something to admire. Here it was the delicate shadings of grey, green, and off white.