Think it might have been the one day change in the weather to much milder temperatures that brought this charming predator out and more visible. With warmer temperatures, one would assume that small prey such as voles and mice would be coming closer to the surface of the snow.
I'll take any reason to see and photograph a busy weasel. Luckily this one, took some pauses and time for poses, in its busy work schedule.
With the sun behind me and shade provided by surrounding trees & shrubbery, it was the perfect scenario for shadow play.
So here is one delightful weasel playing "Me and My Shadow"! (Oh and in Photos #3 & 4 - I swear that's a weasel smile :) !)