Coal trains thundered at least once during the night - echoing blasts just twice
6:30 and 48 degrees F - Second train sounded the morning alarm.
I was already up, checking my email, listening to the Canadian Honkers! Happy geese arriving in Stony Run, the pond next to our back garden, signaling the rising sun, deep red on the eastern horizon.
7:30, bed is made, coffee drunk; time to pack up for the 90 mile drive to Minot to pick up our new windows!