© 2009 Carrie Morris
Old Man Winter has finally arrived and decided to stay I think. As I watched the snow fall yesterday I had mixed emotions. I'm grateful for the beauty of the fresh snow, the water it will give us next year and the chance to have a white Christmas. But, I am not a lover of the cold or of driving in snow. When it snows, I become even more of a homebody. I watched Olivia play in the knee deep snow and love every minute of it. I decided that's one more reason to be grateful for it. The joy it brings to my daughter and so many other children. I can also be grateful that the snow is only here for a few months of the year and that I don't live at the North Pole.