Snow day sigils

It snowed here in Austin last Sunday, something that only happens every few years, and rarely with enough powder to stick. Usually when it does snow the flakes come at night and greet you in the morning. This storm came at mid-morning, and blew all afternoon, leaving a nice light blanket of white and the stillness that comes with it. Not thick enough to to leave a tracker’s record of the comings and goings of our woodland neighbors, though the mud that was left after the snow melted Monday morning provided some of that.

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