We had our first snow fall of the year overnight—almost a full month earlier than any of the previous four years we’ve been here. Not enough to cover the ground, but too much for the end of October.
Can’t see the hill across the way very well this morning with the fog and snow, but this is what it looked like a couple of days ago. A rather muted, slow turning fall this year:
And this is the same tree at the same time last year:
In celebration of Reformation Day (the Anniversary of Martin Luther’s posting of his 95 thesis on the door of the Wittenberg Church) yesterday, we had lots of people (34) over for German food last night. This is after most of the kids disappeared to play games. Needless to say, 34 is about the extent of what this house will hold. But it was a good time.