Yesterday we had another snowstorm that dumped a foot of snow upon us. Fortunately, we could stay home and watch it from our windows and didn’t have to drive anywhere. It was accompanied by a bitterly cold wind that made it less than pleasant to be outside.
Wren, our new dog, loves the snow and cavorts like a puppy, bounding through the drifts. Being only a year or so old, she has lots of energy! While I shovel and my spouse uses the snowblower to clear the blessedly dry and light mounds of the white stuff, Wren barks enthusiastically and digs feverishly through the snow searching for the voles and mice she undoubtedly smells.
The bird feeders were very busy all day and today as well as the temperature hovers in the mid-teens and with the windchill feels like the negative teens. You’ll have to forgive the fact that my photos today understandably are taken from inside the house!
I will go out later to snowshoe the trails, but I’m not keen on taking the camera out there despite the beauty that awaits capture. I will absorb it into my memory instead.
The larger tree branches are outlined in white, the evergreens are heavily frosted with drifted snow and the river looks black against the smooth sculpted curves of snow that soften its edges. Truly a winter wonderland, and despite the beastly cold wind, a lovely place to be.