Tag Archives: winter

Snow: Co-Creating the Story

I was planning to spend today very differently, but it just kept snowing and snowing. By mid-afternoon, about 10 inches had completely transformed the landscape. Surrendering to the new shape of my day, I took my camera for a walk … Continue reading

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Hidden Beauty Along the River

A bit of cabin fever….                               a drive along a West Virginia river…. After a brief warm period, ice was beginning to re-form along the calmer stretches of the river. The thin edges of surface ice surprised with their delicate filigree … Continue reading

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Seasonal Abstractions

Winter is coming to an end, slowly but surely. Tree branches are swelling, sap is rising, the first robins have arrived. On a warm day recently, I saw a honey bee sitting on a patch of ice. No flowers in … Continue reading

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Winter’s End

I am celebrating the last day of February with a little fairytale illustrated with ice photos captured this morning. As winter dragged on and people and animals had little food left, one brave woman decided to trek to the ice … Continue reading

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Winter Morning

As the sun lights up a crisp winter morning landscape, the locust tree near the house hosts a colorful visitor. She starts out from up high and gradually backs down the tree trunk to her final destination. She is a … Continue reading

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