It is now late November, and winter has advanced. While we prepare for turkey and friends, the earth has frozen, whitening grasses:
We burn wood every day, now, to fend off the cold (30s F in day, down to teens at night). Woodpiles are being taken down, hunk by hunk.
Ponds have frozen more seriously than before:
No accumulation of snow right now. No major slicks of ice on the roads.