I changed the red and green table to a winter green and white:
My "winter green" table was done just in time:
This morning the snow is flying for the first time this year. Old weather lore says that the date of the first significant snowfall is the number we will have this winter. If the old-timers are correct, then we'll only have two snows all winter? That seems unrealistic to me, but we'll see.
Last January at this time, here is what we saw:
And this past weekend, this is what was going on:
Yes, those are honeybees, evidently after the sugar in the corn in the bird feeder.The bees were making the most of the warm weather! I hope they got snugged back in because the outlook certainly changed overnight.
It's a good day to be inside by the fire, but we may have some outside work to do. So the day's marching orders may be bundle up and work hard to stay warm.
For now, though, I have my coffee and a good book and the fire is quite inviting. I'm working on programs for this summer, searching for sun and moon and star stories.Warm work for a cold day.