The light dusting of snow picks out the fungus growing on the more-shadowed, north side of the stump. The milk jugs under the title are for the cantaloupes.

Pretty lights around the porch railings help make the property a landmark — though white Christmas, please,  and not multicolored blinking! I wonder if I could get pretty lights into the garden in summer; I’d like to sit in the garden in the evening, especially the black flies didn’t eat me alive. Maybe if I built an arbor….