The ice field

Warm(er) winter days ahead… above-average temperatures are forecast for next week. A lot of the snow from last weekend’s storm has already melted, but not all. Cold winds and frosty nights have formed a hard crust on the surrounding pasture. At least one cow explored the field, and then retreated, probably to get her sunglasses.

Buffalo Mountain

I finally made it up our “driveway” today. I put that word in quotations because it’s really a wide drift of snow about two feet deep. And I did cheat by walking along the adjacent cabbage field. That was boot-deep and exhausting. Took the dog, a shovel, and the camera. The sky is one ofContinue reading “Buffalo Mountain”

Day 2

The snow has returned after a brief lull, and now the wind is kicking in to remind us that it ain’t over yet.It’s difficult to measure how much accumulation because of the drifting, but I’d estimate 12 inches.  I’ll brave a walk up the driveway later this morning to see if any plows have made itContinue reading “Day 2”