Snow, glorious snow! So cold and so fluffy. That’s all I got, I’m too busy being euphoric. Watching the remnants of brown leaves shiver in the wind and beginnings of light snow delights me. I’m watching a squirrel go by on the backyard fence — the dogs haven’t seen it yet, so I am spared the frantic barking and the speedy exodus through the doggie door.

I thought that squirrels hibernated in the winter? This requires research — let’s see what Google says. All right, I’m enlightened now: squirrels do not hibernate during winter because their body temperature stays fairly constant throughout…