It sure is "purdy" when there is a break in the weather...giving me an opportunity to do some snow-clearing on the back-deck via pushing and shoveling.
Then it gets dark again, wind commences with drifting snow and at times there are white-outs. In-between there is serenity and quiet.
and then it dumps again!
and we provide some fodder for the little, non-migrating, chicadees