I love snow! The 11-inch blanket of snow that coated everything in the Lehigh Valley this morning was just wet enough not to blow off of objects but just dry enough not to pack down—which made for some sculptural-looking forms in my neighbors’ yards.
Here’s how the pine tree outside my kitchen window looked at 7 a.m.:
A chemist may be able to explain what keeps the snow from collapsing; as a nonchemist, I just appreciate its beauty:
Each lantern wears its own jaunty little cap:
The snow clung like shaving cream to the picket fence…
…and the boughs of a white pine.
And bird feeders were transformed into wedding cakes:
Did I say that I love snow?