Our first real snow event of this season began with rain, and then it became ... snowy rain ...
And then, two-and-a-half hours later, it had become:
By this time, I couldn't see out of my angled windows - they held the clumping wet snow in place, and darkened my work space, as if I'd drawn the curtains.
The next day's aftermath: the price we pay for living without electricity, going on 17 hours. But WE HAVE A GENERATOR - the best thing since sliced bread.