Yesterday’s warmth abruptly ended last night with the arrival of freezing rain and countless billions of these:

_C1_1156Sleet. Two inches of it. Up in Nebraska, sleet’s a kind of curiosity, hail that fell short of its potential. Here it is altogether different.


_C1_1162And it’s not just that there was so much sleet that it fell like rain. There was thunder. Every month in Arkansas seems to bring weather I’ve never seen.

It’s difficult to capture billions of tiny, colorless spheres, but these are my attempts before I just wanted to go back inside.

The cold comes after enough warmth to make the trees look like this:

_C1_1166Spring’s less than three weeks away!

Thanks for looking,