Oh, and what appears to be a bush beside the tree? Branches. Also, the little "tree" on the left of the photo is actually a giant branch that landed thick-side down. I fear for the trees in the area.
It's lovely outside and all that, but if this means Cory Doctorow isn't able to get here for his talk on Thursday....
More behind the cut
Snow-enshrouded branches looking toward the icy sky (sorry the photo-host rotated this 90 degrees):
View from the front porch toward the street. Yes, there's a street out there somewhere. Oh, and I trim those branches to no closer than 8 feet from the ground:
Stay safe and warm out there!