The last few days have been chilly ones, with the mercury wavering between 10 and 0, and occasionally dipping below zero. (That's -12 to -17 for my Celsius friends.) Welcome to winter in Wisconsin!
A fine, dry snow is falling as Tallulah and I bundle up to take a wintry walk.
The church on the corner looks very December-ish with wreaths on the door, and a soft dusting of snow on its roof:
Blogger in a new hat:
Turtle in a new scarf:
Tallulah surfs an ice wave down at the lakeshore:
("Aren't your feet cold, Tallulah?" I ask.
"Nah," she says. "I'm balancing on my shell and keeping my feet off the ice.")
Our trail runs through tall grass...
...then passes a large clump of goldenrod. I never can resist taking photos of dried goldenrod:
At our feet are leafy outlines in the snow:
The sleety wind begins to sting. Visibility is dropping; it's not the best weather for photo-taking. One last shot of trees and a snowy path...
...then we turn and hurry home in the quickening dusk. (Night falls so soon these days.)
We're grateful for the fresh cold air, and even more grateful for a warm house to return to.
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