February has a reputation for being a fairly dismal month - and it's not an entirely undeserved rep. But there's a real beauty to the snow and the outdoors at times -- a beauty that changes rapidly. Take this morning for instance. (The pictures that follow don't do justice to what I saw, but should give you a bit of the flavor.)
As the sun started to come up, there was a pink tint to the sky behind our house, and a light fog:
Relatively soon, the sun broke through and began to burn off the fog:
But then came another fog, thicker than the first:
All of this in the span of about an hour or less.
Sometimes, when you take the chance to stop and look, the view can be amazing.