This is the view from the yard as of Saturday.
Two of the local snowmen:I'm sorry to report that the snowman with the evergreen mohawk was beheaded before I got a photo. Must have been his attitude.
"Immersion in the life of the world, a willingness to be inhabited by and to speak for others, including those beyond the realm of the human, these are the practices not just of the bodhisattva but of the writer." --Jane Hirshfield