The weather has been mostly clear and cold since Thursday.
Despite the clear skies and bright days, I am aware of just how short the hours of daylight have become, as we close upon the Solstice.
At nine am, the sun is just beginning to brighten the southeast horizon.
Not that the sun will get much above the horizon. At high noon, it is Still caught in the trees in the south.
By four-twenty in the afternoon, the day is just a glow in the southwest...