After the (black) ice came the warm rain and wind, and it is hard to believe that just one week ago I was snowshoeing with friends in winter wonderland and now there is barely any snow left. It looked a lot prettier back then. Well, we take the short idea of an early spring because there is no hope to be had on January 12 for winter to be over. It is more likely the weather that chuckles. It says "wait, until I wallop you again with snow storms!"
So, we are cleaning up those trucks along the interstate, and move on with life, enjoying a day or two of good shoes instead of bulky manly functional all-weather boots. (pict source)