I get a free vacation day on the fifth Monday of every month. Enjoy these images from April of 2011, just four years ago.
This is what a 70° day can look like in Northern Vermont. Yes, that is Lake Champlain. Yes, that is snow on top of the ice on Lake Champlain. I took those photos April 9, 2011, when the ice was still in but a southern breeze had pushed warm air up from the Gulf of Mexico.
It is probably not that warm today.
Looking west (that speck in the distance may be what’s left of a fishing shanty):