Sometimes Mother Nature can bestow both, although being an eternal optimist, I prefer to focus on the blessing side of things....
She graced us last night, and well into today with what they're now calling an "Epic Snowstorm". Now, given the fact that our local weather people tend to be nervous nellies, I usually take pronouncements like this with a grain of salt. But in this case, they were right on the money....
There's a Beetle under there somewhere. :)
This is the backyard pond at about 9AM - the snow continued to fall until about 2PM, so you can imagine!
I read this afternoon the Governor declared a state of emergency, and I can see why. It's a good weekend to STAY PUT.
And a good weekend for Aussie dogs to romp around the backyard. :)
And a VERY good weekend for painting.
After making some headway on a Halloween commission, I decided to paint a few tiny boxes for Valentine's and St Patrick's days. Here they are in progress. They'll have little cat faces on top when they're finished, and will make an appearance in the Etsy shop very soon.
I also painted a Celtic Cat treasure box yesterday, now on eBay....
Sooooooo....as much as Mother nature can throw a wrench into the works (I have many errands and many supplies to pick up this week, all put on hold for a few days) she also provides the opportunity to slow down, stay inside, and be incredibly productive - always a good thing, don't you think?
So I'm not cursing the snowstorm, but rather blessing it. It threw my schedule off by a few days, moved some things around, changed some completion dates, but sometimes you just have to go with the flow...or the flakes, as the case may be. ;)
That's about it for now. I'm off to have a very late supper, snuggle into a comfy chair and get a bit of knitting done.
I hope whatever weather Mother Nature has bestowed upon you, you find the blessing in it. :)