Anyone familiar with Vancouver winters will tell you the two words ‘Vancouver’ and ‘winter’ hardly go together. It’s been a week or so since Kamloops received a very light dusting of snow in the higher elevations of the region, and despite being pretty high up from the city, we escaped those few flakes. After dropping me off at school on Thursday, Tina picked up winter tires, just in case… as soon as she showed up to have them installed, another light dusting started, which instantly put her at the front of a rapidly growing line up for tires. Excellent timing!
As we peeked out the window this morning, here’s what we saw:
Obviously, it’s still extremely light, but there’s still some here this evening. For Tina and I, even a little snow instinctually tells us it must be Christmas, or at least close. With so little snow, one can appreciate it’s beauty, without the inconvience of a heavy snowfall. So while this is hardly news, it’s terribly fun for us, so I’m posting a photo for the heck of it
The neighbourhood we’re in is quite new, and most of the land, while already divided, is in various stages of development. It wasn’t much surprise when we were visited last night by only four trick-or-treaters, but Tina and a friend had a great time carving pumpkins. Tina’s is the cat: