It’s been in the 20s here and is supposed to stay that way all week! Brr!! Not the typical Seattle temps at all.
Kevin and I were quite pleased to find icicles on the kitchen window this morning. This one is all of three inches long:

And these little icicle nubbins are a half inch or so each:

For further proof of the temperature, look at our rhododendron bush out front!

Rhododendron leaves curl up when it gets below freezing (the lower the temps, the tighter they get), and this was what they looked like at 24 degrees. Much more of a Massachusetts sight than a Pacific Northwest one! We were both somewhat amused to hear that the temps set records today and yesterday. It’s so temperate here.

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