cause Baby, it's c-c-cold outside!
Here by the fireplace, the Shetland sheepdog revels in household activity right next to a spinning wheel and a fireplace cricket.
The temperatures held steady and then climbed to 57 yesterday; then, they plummeted at dusk with the entry of stronger wind and rain turned sleety flakes. This morning brings 36 degrees, steady wind and occasional snow.
Being on this temperature roller coaster this week, from September highs on Friday to late December high today, the porcelain sheepdog settles in with Clue#5 of the Mystery.