As I stare out the velvet bars of my window here at the Yoni School for Wayward Poets, it is snowing...AGAIN! Mothercorp tells me it's the result of La Niña, the nasty sister of El Niño.
But get this. A few weeks ago, I was also staring out through the slats, and what did I see? This:
I don't ever recall seeing a cardinal in the snow, or hearing one on the first day of February. I've also heard mourning doves and a chickadee. On the more temperate days.
It's hard to believe now when it's snowing yet again. But maybe Wiarton Willie was right and we'll get an early spring.