We had several inches of early snow a few days ago which came as a surprise. The seasonal average daytime temperature for this date is +1C but we are actually enjoying is -6C (-12C at breakfast time) and windchill of -11C.
Out on the river down the road the bays are starting to get a skim of ice over them and the Canada Geese are huddling and whinging to each other. Can’t be long before they depart.
There are Juncos all over the place and a flock of Robins wondering what has happened to the world. Squirrels are busy fattening for what’s ahead.