Technically, winter doesn’t start until December 21st, but we received a goodly amount of snow yesterday and with today’s and the next few days bitter cold temperatures (think no more than 10 during the day) the snow will stay with us for awhile.
That being said, Minnesota is known for sunshine in the winter and even with the snow and cold, the sunshine is a stark difference from the gloomy cloudy skies in Seattle during their winter season.
Yesterday, before snapping these photos, I took the mail over to an elderly neighbor and he invited me in and we chatted for a bit. He doesn’t like this time of year because he likes sunshine. I think he’s forgotten about the beautiful Minnesota blue skies that accompany the whiteness of the season.
Eventually, the bitter cold will give way to temperatures in the 20’s and 30’s and I’ll be able to take some neighborhood walks.