Our final snow level was a pile up of 32 inches. We were snowed in for 7 full days, and I’ve never been so glad to hear the grating sound of machinery as when the plow showed up to free us late yesterday afternoon. We now have an eight foot pile of snow across from our car and clear pavement to drive on!
One of the good points of the snowy weather was watching the birds in the backyard. Here are a few photos of the varied thrush. They were plentiful and stood out with a splash of color against the world of white.
(The little red cone is the tip of our garden gnome’s hat re-emerging as the snow began to melt.)