It began as sleet peppering against the windows.
Around midnight it turned to big fluffy flakes of snow.
By morning we had at least six inches.
It didn't take me long to bundle up and head outside.
It's a different world out in the woods with everything covered in snow.
The usual browns of winter had turned to almost black and white.
The pine trees were gorgeous, their branches holding layers of snow.
There is nothing like the quiet in the woods on a snowy day.
All I could hear was the sound of water,
a few birds, and my own footsteps.
It was the perfect snow.
The snow fell.
Children got a snow day from school.
Snowmen were built.
Snowballs were thrown.
The sun popped out mid-morning.
The roads began to clear.
By mid-afternoon life around the city was pretty much back to normal.
I want to thank my friend, Katie Austin, for showing me the beautify of the world through a crystal ball. I love snow globes and now I feel like I can make my own!