This is that same view today:
I suddenly feel the need for hot chocolate and a blazing fire.
Notice that the lake is visible once again, because all the leaves are off the trees. This also makes for an unobstructed path for the howling winds off the lake, which result in the infamous Blackrock Sideways Snow. Fun!
Is it winter at your house yet?
* If I ever decide to write a Gothic novel, this is totally going to be my title.