Saturday, November 17, 2007

Winter is here

Winter is here. I opened the curtains today to discover a thin, transparent layer of snow on the ground. The first snow! Ice-covered roads glittered in the sun. It caused everybody to slow down and move with anticipation of the fall in small uncertain steps, with hands lightly spread for balance. The cars also switched to a crawl to avoid sliding. But you could feel the excitement of something happening for the first time this year.
Maybe later I will get used to the striking contrast between grey days and sudden splashes of colour but for now I cannot help myself, I have to make

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