Did I mention we made our first snowman together in this lovely snow? Dan did the heavy lifting andI gave him some Australian flair with Dan’s Magpie scarf, and since there was no spare hat, I gave him a mohawk out of rosemary sprigs 🙂
Ruby definitely showed us her independent streak in this snow. We’d just be standing there looking out at the neighborhood from the deck and suddenly she was across the street visiting with a passerby getting some scratches behind the ear. “Who, me?”
A bit of street art in the city snapped before the snow hit.
“For the fight against extremism and intolerance and sectarianism and chauvinism are of a piece with the fight against authoritarianism and nationalist aggression.” I wept watching our wonderful President’s farewell address. He has done so much for our country to move us forward, from social justice to the economy to the environment to healthcare to international relations, and so, SO much more. I am deeply grateful to have borne witness to his presidency, and while my anxiety is tremendous about the upcoming four years, I am more committed to increasing my work in the community. And that love for his family? Equally beautiful. That’s love.
And now that the snow’s arrived? Check out what’s up at our local zoo…I’m not a big zoo fan but how do you not love watching the animals delight in the massive amount of snow? It’s pretty awesome…