First Snow

First real accumulating snow came late this winter, starting deep into January of 2013. We got about a half inch. The cats were quite enthralled to watch from the bedroom window.

Kittens watch snow

Parts of the Georgetown waterfront were picturesque early in the day, though all the snow would melt and turn to muddied, slushy footprints later.

Snowy Rock Creek Outlet at the Watergate
Snowy Waterfront
Snowy waterfront and Kennedy Center

The following week’s forecasts: ice, then rain, then a sudden wave of 70F heat before we go back to the fickle and mediocre temperatures that have marked this unusually warm winter. 40 degree days, in the words of Stringer Bell (language advisory).