We had another big snowfall after I published the picture in my previous post. About seven inches accumulated on our back deck.
Since I work from home and driving is not generally necessary, it does not bother me and, in fact, it's beautiful to watch from the window of my home office.
More is predicted this weekend. This is crazy. We are not accustomed to this much snow around these parts.
And considering how warm it was at Christmas and New Year's, with highs in the 70s on both of those days and during the week in between, it's hard to believe we're now experiencing cold and precipitation more like that of my friends up north.
Speaking of Christmas, this year we continued our custom of an international Christmas Eve (although we pushed Christmas Eve to December 26th), with this year's country being Ireland. It was delightful as usual.
With the warm weather, we started with happy hour outside before coming in for seafood chowder, Irish beef stew and Irish soda bread. A bread pudding with whiskey sauce rounded out the delicious meal.
The decorations were fun, as usual: