The weather has been very good lately, – what snow there was around Christmas rained away, and this last week the weather has been cold and clear, with no snow on the ground.
As we drove home early this afternoon, the skies were gray, and we noticed a few tiny white specs falling through the air.
Walking from the garage to the house, I suddenly stopped short, exclaiming: There are stars on the ground!
I immediately put my bag down and got my camera out.
Please don’t step on any of them before I have taken some photos, I asked my husband.
Then I had to laugh at the impossibility of my own request; – the stars were everywhere, and we could not move without stepping on several at a time.
There was more than enough both to photograph and to walk on.
They were all over the wooden steps…
… and on the grass…
… and on the cold stones.
We do not often see snow crystals like this here, – most often the snow comes down in big flurries, – not tiny stars like these.
We were lucky to spot them when we did. A few minutes later it was raining.
Just a few tiny drops, however, – and then we got a little bit more snow. But not stars this time.
Does walking on stars mean good luck?
I hope so.