The two little hedgies that live on the balcony, along with everything else, got completely covered in snow. In fact, it continued to come down for pretty much the rest of the day.
Almost as soon as the ground was covered with snow, the little ones in our neighborhood were bundled up to go play in it. We sat at the dining room table, sipping our hot coffee and teach, watching the young families take their toddlers out for their first romp in the snow.
The trees behind our house look so pretty in the snow, especially the blue spruce next to the fence.
Isn't he adorable? His face, tummy, and paws are made of burlap, but his prickles are made of some kind of dried pod or leaves. He looks very at home in the guest room with the rest of the hedgies!
Eventually, Andy Rooney had to brave the weather and go for his morning constitutional. ToolMan wore the hat and scarf I made for him a couple of weeks ago, but we couldn't find a single pair of gloves for him in the house. So, after a dive into the stash, pull out Ann Budd's book, and a few hours of Santa Clause 3 and Sixty Minutes, and VIOLA:
Mittens to keep ToolMan's mitts warm and dry.