It's been a busy week around here. Two days of teaching (including demonstrating how to bake gingerbread cookies - fun) and one day of frantic running around, one day of ferry and car travel (including a zip across the border to pick up a parcel) and then a late afternoon arrival at my parents' home in Chilliwack.
And then! To wake up to SNOW! Tim and I bundled up this morning and went out to revel in the lovely white fluffiness of it all. Above is the scene over the Vedder River valley.
Berries under snow.
As we walked, I thought about all the years in Ecuador when I longed for snow at Christmas time. I missed it so much. Our move back to Canada took us to a beautiful place where snow rarely falls, so I still miss it. When it does snow, it's a gift that I cherish. I'm glad to be on the mainland today because the overnight snow on the Island has already turned to rain.
Tim snapped this photo of me looking happy in the snow.
I showed a glimpse of this project a week or more ago. I did manage to finish it before we left. The pillow cover is from a pattern by Katherine of Sew Me Something Good. It's available on Craftsy, for free. I adapted it slightly, and I might make it again.
So that's what's happening around here. Tonight we'll be enjoying a turkey dinner with my parents and siblings, then back home through the Valley and over the water tomorrow. How are things going for you?