There's something about a snow day that makes me feel like a child again. Not sure if it's the big fluffy flakes that turn to crystal on the window panes or the feelilng like everything is pure and new again. Today I could see nothing but white as I looked out my window and it put me in a very nostalgic mood.
I know the neighborhood kids were grateful for a romp and sled ride. I even saw a dog running and playing, trying to catch a snowflake or too and it made me laugh outloud. How good it feels to laugh outloud, even when I'm alone.
So, I grabbed me a big mug of hot chocolate, added in the overflowing pre-requisite load of marshmallows and just looked at the bright splendor of it. Taking a few minutes just to marvel at the beauty of nature was a wonderful break in my day. Clears the mind and the soul.
For those of you living in warmer climates - yes I long to join you there. But today, with the beauty that I see, I know I won't long for the summer just yet.
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