I heard a little rattling on the sky lights in our living room yesterday. The first snow of the year. Just a few pieces of sleet came down. It is a promise of what's to follow. Today, while shopping, I came out of the store and my face was pelted with snow. Just a little. It is going to freeze tonight and that will surely be the end of the flowers in the yard. We are almost ready for winter. The garage needs to be cleaned and rearranged and the rest of the lawn furniture has to be stored. I kind of like this season...looking forward to the cold weather. We can all take a deep breath, and sit and relax for a while...dreaming about our gardens next year. This morning I saw a Tufted Titmouse at the feeder. We don't see these often and I was excited. Such a pretty bird. I jumped up and filled the feeder, when he left....so he would come back. We are to have a warm-up later in the week, so this snow is just an early teaser.