25 December 2005

You've gotta laugh

Isn't it funny? Everyone spends most of December speculating as to whether or not it's going to be a white Christmas. Then, come Christmas Eve, everyone holds out for snow. Same deal on Christmas Day. But it doesn't come.

However, sometime soon after midnight on Christmas Day, the first light snowfall begins. It proceeds to snow for much of the night, meaning that when you awake on Boxing Day, there's a generous carpet of snow and everything is hushed, sounds snatched away by the muting power of the snow before they reach your ears. The view out your window, the day after Christmas Day then looks something like this:

You've gotta laugh, really.