We received our first snowfall today! It is not all that unusual for us to have a few inches of snow in October, but it usually melts after a day or two. December is when our ground freezes and any new snowfall will stay with us on average through the end of March.
I took a walk around our trails with my camera to capture the wintery wonderland. The air was crisp and fresh; small, foraging birds were darting through the snowy cover and melting drops paused on the tips of leaves still clinging to their mother plant. Enjoy the slideshow below and don’t forget to breathe deeply!
Beautiful landscapes Eliza, the snow sets the autumn colours off well.
Thank you, Andrea. Our weather has taken an about face back to Sept. now, with temps around 20C! New England weather… always full of surprises.
Can’t believe you had snow in October! Your pictures are wonderful.
Thank you, Ashley. It happens every few years, we once got 3″ in Sept. Luckily, these early snows melt within a few days. Once the ground freezes in Dec., any snowfall sticks around.
Oh, goodness. How lovely! The frosted maple leaves were my favorite, but enjoyed it all. Thanks for sharing!
Thank you, Nailah. Those early surprise storms are beautiful, esp. knowing that they won’t last, ha! 😉
I hear you. I like a good burst of snow for ground cover, and then no more. Especially, if I don’t have to go anywhere. LOL. It’s so pretty though!
That it is. I’ve taught myself to focus on the beauty of winter and ignore the inconvenient bits. 😉 One of my favorites is moonlight on snow, or the glittering of crystals in the sun. Spellbinding!
Oh, that does sound spellbinding! I don’t think I’ve been in that scene before. I love the backdrop of Fall, even though it’s cold-cold. Especially the leaf colors. Rust, lime, forest green and the last of my leaves in the yard have finally turned mustard. Such an inspiring color!