Today, I looked through last January’s photo files.
We had a lot of snow and many of you will remember learning the term “polar vortex” for the first time. It was cold, a shivering, merciless, chilled-to-the-bone kind of cold that makes you daydream about emigrating to a place closer to the equator. I know, some people thrive in this kind of weather and go skiing, snow-shoeing, ice-skating, snowmobile-ing. I prefer to look at pictures from the Caribbean, sip endless pots of hot tea, and put another log on the fire. Warmth was an ongoing challenge…
Most of January presented itself in a limited palette of “cold” colors:
When sunlight did create warmer colors, actual warmth remained an illusion.
Warm pink skies on a cold winter morning:
The sun-lit, cinnamon-brown horse is definitely the warmest thing in this winter scene:
The sun’s reflection in this wintery meadow looks deceptively warm and cozy:
Today is only the beginning of another January in the Northern Hemisphere. What will it bring us this year?
Honoring my New Year’s resolution to incorporate some kind of exercise every day, I am putting on warm winter clothes to go for a brisk walk on this sun-lit, windy and cold New Year’s Day.
Wishing you warmth for the New Year, wherever you are!
The WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is all about “Warmth.”