Getting up early this morning I expected the worst. The weather report for last night was blizzard conditions and up to 30 cm of snow. It didn't happen, well, we did get about four inches maybe a little more. Put the coffee on, fed cats and then went outside and shoveled the deck and steps. Still dark, I let the chickens out of there main house into their greenhouse area, brought out food and fresh water to them then proceeded to get up on the ladder to brush the snow off the roof of the greenhouse. I could see quite well because the light in the greenhouse was shining through. That done, I figured that I might as well haul the ladder around and get the snow off the bird feeders as I figured they would be here early today. While hauling the ladder around himself inside was yelling out the door, "You're going to break your neck if you don't wait until daylight." "Right" says I and continue on to the highest feeders first. What a glorious time of day....dead silence, no wind, the air so fresh and clean that you just want to sing and the moons light making glittery stars on the freshly fallen snow.
Daylight soon arrived and the plow had been up and down the road a few times. Now was the time to get bundled up again and start clearing the snow out of the driveway. With both of us working at it, it didn't take too long. It was awfully cold though and both of us had very red cheeks. No snow to speak of to come in the next few days, just a few flurries here and there.
Some pictures taken early this morning.
Cleo has the best idea for a day like today.