The snow tires are on. The patio furniture got put into the barn. The shovels were placed in easily accessible locations near the back door. The salt buckets have been filled in order to prepare the postal worker’s walk to the postbox. The gardens were winterized with chopped leaves.
…Then it snowed for two days.
It looks like wintertime in Vermont, sure enough. And, not a moment none too soon… The Women’s World Cup Alpine Ski Championship starts this coming weekend up on the mountain at Killington Ski Resort. Free spectator access is supposedly available.