Our snowdrops, impatient, are pushing up through 3 inches of rock-hard ice. #spring #winter #gardens (at le jardin)

Snow globe commute stage III. #vermont #snow #spring #winter #montpelier #landscape (at Downtown Montpelier)

The Adirondack chairs in our garden. This is pretty much what happened to spring this week. #snow #winter #spring #vermont #pleasestopnow (at le jardin)

A for optimism.#kayaking #snow #winter #vermont #patience (at North Branch)

How does a waterfall freeze? From the bottom up. The North Branch of the Winooski falls about 12 feet at the Lane Shops in Montpelier, over a dam that once powered one of the most progressive and efficient sawmills in North America. #winter #water #rivers #ice #vermont

A very frozen Lake Champlain from above. #ice #winter #vt #ny #btv #flying (at Above Lake Champlain)

The North Branch rising under the ice. #vermont #VT #winter #sprig #rivers #water

When the going gets tough, the tough go #skiing. #vermont #snow #winter #yahoo (at Smugglers Notch Vt)

Coming down briskly in Montpelier. #snow #winter #vermont (at City of Montpelier)

It’s Ski To Work day in the north country. Another brutal commute. #snow #winter #vermont (at Hubbard Park)

Upstream. #winter #rivers (at North Branch of the Winooski)

Downstream. #winter #rivers (at North Branch of the Winooski)

Moving the plow berm. Grader repurposed. Special scooper comes later and gobbles up the line of snow from the street. #snow #winter

More #vermont #morning #winter #fog. (at cliff street)

Last of the #fog on a #vermont #winter morning. (at cliff street)