I wish we weren't so busy though. I mean it feels like we run and run and run all fall and winter. School starts, we have Halloween, friends' birthdays, Thanksgiving, my oldest daughter's birthday (can't believe she'll be 6 in less than 2 weeks), Christmas 2 weeks later, another trip to visit family, a get together with my best friend from high school and my college buddies (one of whom he married), New Years, and then school. This year we are adding my son's birthday to January. . . probably the only good thing from the month of contractions I had last year is that his birthday landed near the end of the month, instead of at the beginning. Maybe we can catch our breath beforehand.
Still I have the most wonderful memories of building a snow fence and snowmen with my dad. I know I spent many wintery hours playing in the snow with my sister, and as there has been less and less snow every year it's so nice to see it come back. I do hope it lasts until Christmas.