I looked down at my todo list just now and realized that "write blog post" was on it. Normally, this would be a project, requiring a topic, insight, or at least a picture of my cat.
Instead, I'm just posting this:
It snowed yesterday, about five inches. I needed to go to the corner store, so I waited until evening, when the snow had gotten pretty deep. I went out the back alley to take out the trash, it's amazing how even alleys can be beautiful when a few inches of powder cover everything. I walked out of the alley and down the sidewalk, sliding in the snow as shopkeepers shoveled their front walks. I looked both ways, no cars at all coming from either direction as far as I could see. I took a deep breath through my nose and crossed.