Thursday, September 15, 2011
This is early. Mighty early, people. I love winter and all, but...well, it's early.
I suspected yesterday that we might get snow last night. Because basically, that's what the weather people said. Actually, I think someone in the neighborhood told me because I don't remember watching the news yeterday.
Anyway, a cold rain was falling and even at our elevation it dipped waaaaay down into the 40s, so you just KNEW something was going to be afoot at the higher elevations.
When I peeked out this morning, the clouds were right down in the valley so I was clueless. Snow or no snow?
Finally, around 3:15pm, the clouds lifted a little and I could see.
I looked back at the pictures I take each year to mark when the first snowfall on New York Mountain occurs.
2010: September 23 (Tara's birthday!)
2009: September 20
2008: Hmmm, apparently I hadn't started marking the occasion yet
So now as I look, we're not too far off the trend. I confess I'm hoping for a very nice, long Indian Summer now. I'm not ready to wear socks.