Goodbye, Winter!

I can't say that I will be sorry to see this winter go (I feel like we've been living in Laura Ingalls Wilder's The Long Winter), but I will admit that even the most awful winters do have their moments of beauty.

The Start of the the December Blizzard:

Christmas Day 2010:

Our neighbors' massively gorgeous pine trees during the President's Day snow storm (the view while shoveling our driveway):

Some of our trees during an early March snowstorm: