I see the chickadee now! yes

Wow, you have REAL bears on the farm, was the Mr. Bear part of the picture actually from a photo by you?

Here's where I learned how to do the animated snowflakes I found that link accidentally when I was looking for a way to add Alan's footsteps in the snow. Sure enough, I found someone who posted a photoshop brush to do exactly that! (drawing that by hand way beyond my actual abilities, for sure)