Solstice brought a surprise snow storm and with it a loud crack. A tree came down on the property.
I awoke yesterday, to the sound of a chainsaw. I was so excited, I ran out the door in my pajamas. I was determined to catch this man who was clearing across the way. He just smiled and looked as though talking to people in their pajamas was completely normal and agreed to come. By the time I was dressed, he had arrived. He cut the tree in a jiff and cheerfully helped with stacking the wood. I had a bit of money and of course, a jar of blackberry jam for him.
A good start to the new year.