Twenty-first night: Someday we will see clearly
Twentieth night: "Unless a corn of wheat. . ."
And it's snowing! Finally, something more than just the lightest powder. There were even some snowflakes this morning. Up until now, even when there has been a bit of white stuff, it's so fine that you can hardly see it, and it definitely hasn't been flakes. If Christmas were today, I'm still not sure that we could say that it was a white Christmas, but at least a whiter one. And we still have a few days for it to accumulate. I hope!
This morning Will and Jaan went out to our dacha to see about getting the electricity hooked up. (Raia and Asya and I stayed home and made gingerbread men.) They found the electrician, but he didn't want to work today. He'll come on Wednesday, though. Here are some photos from their trek: