Today is Paczki day, which is newsworthy in Detroit. I never heard of paczki's until I moved here 35 years ago. If you don't know how to pronounce it, there's a pronunciation audio at the last link. Around here it also called Fat Tuesday.
Odd the things to contemplate while licking the remainder of jelly doughnut from your fingers.
Anyway, dh and I took a little jaunt up north in search of winter:
We found a little bit of winter in Charlevoix. Just enough for the snow plows to clear the hotel parking lot on Saturday morning. This area along Lake Michigan is usually heaped up in snow at this time of year. Not this year.
However it does appear that we brought a little bit of winter back with us. This morning:
The birds are not amused.
The Cardinal appears to be waiting for the woodpecker to finish.
Oh well. Maybe the shoveling will help me work off that last jelly doughnut before Lent begins.