The First Snow

The first snow arrived today, coating streets, cars and trees with a white powdery layer, and creating a beautiful ambience in the streets. I have a feeling everyone’s spirits are lifted with the first snowfall, especially kids, who finally can get their sleds out from storage. But soon enough we all get used to it, and in the middle of winter most can’t wait for the cold wet stuff to be gone again. The first days with snow are still special, as the world somehow gets transformed to something entirely different in a few hours.

[Snow in Oslo] [Snow in Oslo]

And, as is usual with the first snow every winter, chaos ensued on the roads …