The day before we left DC, it snowed. I realized it was the first time Silas and Eden (or aware Silas and Eden) have seen snow fall. As the first flurry started, Silas kept looking and looking at it out the window saying, this is not what it looks like. I wish I could have seen the picture of falling snow he'd held in his mind before then.
Here are a few pictures of their discovery that morning:
Notice Eden in constant motion -- once she embraced eating snow, she didn't stop.
And though only about 1/2 an inch had fallen, Silas was hell-bent on sledding. Yes, there is a slight incline here, slight.
Quintessential winter from my parents' kitchen window: