Watching the news the last few days and observing winter weather visiting elsewhere with a vengeance seems a bit odd. While many sections of the country are gripped in winter-white and cold temps, it’s looking like Wisconsin; in my neck of the woods anyway, will be having a mild and mostly brown Christmas this year.
Yes, believe it or not, sometimes there are brown Christmases in Wisconsin! Actually it happens more often than people realize. The upper Midwest does have a bit of a reputation I’ve learned through the years, but we don’t always have a white Christmas and it’s really not THAT cold here either!
Generally, I don’t complain about a brown Christmas (I do, however, complain fairly often about the cold) since I know there will undoubtedly be plenty of white in the landscape soon. However, I must admit a brown Christmas is, well, brown and rather ho-hum this time of year…
See for yourself and compare. At this time last year we had two feet of the white stuff in the backyard.
Same backyard this year…
But enough about the weather!
What I really want to do is take this opportunity to wish everyone a joyous holiday season, if you are one who celebrates such things.
I’d also like to say thank you for reading my blog.
If you’ve been here all year, thank you. I appreciate each and every one of you. After all, what’s a blog without readers? Readers are gifts to anyone who writes.
If you’ve ever left a comment, thank you. Bloggers love comments.
If you’re new, welcome. I hope you’ll be back to read more in 2012! I think there will be much to talk about.
Finally, I have to share a few more photos; my animals’ contributions to blogging!
Happy holidays everyone!
Do you dream of a white or brown Christmas?
How will you spend the holidays?
Do you include your pets in holiday celebrations?