MAR 27 : 86/365

Winter is not going down without a fight. Yesterday it was 'summer in light and winter in the shade'.  Today we woke up to winter everywhere... and despite my giddy anticipation of spring, I cannot help but be held breathless by its beauty.

FEB 14 : 45/365

Nature is ever at work building and pulling down, creating and destroying, keeping everything whirling and flowing, allowing no rest but in rhythmical motion, chasing everything in endless song out of one beautiful form into another. - John Muir Wind sculpted snow as viewed from the Symphony chair lift at Whistler Mountain.

JAN 23 : 23/365

If snow melts down to water, does it still remember being snow? - Jennifer McMahon Mother Nature never ceases to amaze me.  Regardless of the season, she goes about creating the most spectacular masterpieces from the simplest of ingredients.  Take for example water.  In the past 48 hours I've watched as she's turned this one... Continue Reading →

JAN 15 : 15/365

“...the endless repetition of an ordinary miracle.” ― Orhan Pamuk, Snow An icy cold front moved into Denver today, bringing with it the tiniest crystal snowflakes you can imagine.  The flakes were so soft and light that the slightest puff of breath would send them scattering about.  These aren't snowman-making snowflakes for sure.  But they are the makings... Continue Reading →

December 29, 2013

It is the life of the crystal, the architect of the flake, the fire of the frost, the soul of the sunbeam. This crisp winter air is full of it. ~John Burroughs, "Winter Sunshine"   FOCUS:  Winter White, Blue, Black & Grey.  These are the colors of a winter's day.  

December 5, 2013

Frosted windowpanes, candles gleaming inside, painted candy canes on the tree... - The Christmas Waltz FOCUS:  HolidayOld Man Winter has been making a bold statement the past few days.  The low last night was -15 degrees fahrenheit, and the high today only 10 degrees (that's -26 and -10 degrees to you metric minded followers).  Brrrrrrrrrrr.  When... Continue Reading →

May 2, 2013

May is a pious fraud of the almanac, A ghastly parody of real spring Shaped out of snow and breathed with eastern wind; - James Russell Lowell   Focus:  Still Life Spring has been delayed, folks.  Hopefully, not permanently.  Personally, I did not expect that my first two photos of May would look so wintry. ... Continue Reading →

May 1, 2013

Long stormy spring-time, wet contentious April, winter chilling the lap of very May; but at length the season of summer does come. -  Thomas Carlyle   Focus:  Macro It is May 1st.  It is snowing.  There is only one thing to say - May Day!!          

April 9, 2013

In the spring I have counted one hundred and thirty-six different kinds of weather inside of four and twenty hours.  - Mark Twain Focus:  Still Life Talk about a turn around in the weather!  The sunny, 72 degree weather of yesterday seems like a distant memory as the snow falls and temps hover around 12... Continue Reading →

March 26, 2013

The snow is melting into music.  - John Muir   Focus:  Travel While skiing today I was struck by the sheer beauty of the snow covered slopes as they succumb day-by-day to the onslaught of spring.  The warm temperatures and spring winds have carved beautiful patterns in the snow, capturing the morning light like ripples... Continue Reading →

March 9, 2013

One day you stepped in snow, the next in mud, water soaked in your boots and froze them at night, was weather that wouldn't let you settle.  - E.L. Doctorow Focus:  Still Life Snow.  Sun.  Snow.  Sun.  Snow.  Sun. Ah yes, this is March weather at its finest.    

March 4, 2013

Snow flurries began to fall and they swirled around people's legs like house cats. It was magical, this snow globe world.  - Sarah Addison Allen, The Sugar Queen Focus:  Landscape It's snowing again - big, fat, juicy flakes this time.   One minute the snow is swirling about, the next the performance is over.  It's like... Continue Reading →

January 14, 2013

Black are my steps on silver sod; Thick blows my frosty breath abroad; And tree and house, and hill and lake, Are frosted like a wedding-cake.  - Robert Louis Stevenson Focus:  Landscape This photo says it all.  The high today was 16 degrees.  Brrrr.        

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