Some creatures don’t like the plunging temperatures that herald real winter.

I like to concentrate on the icy lace of bare trees

And the lone birdsong of winter birds.

Some creatures delight in the frozen ground

And the miracle of snow.

In fact, lying on a snowy field is their idea of being cozy.

What do you like about winter (if your country has this season, of course)?

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34 responses

  1. Ah, beautiful, beautiful images, just look at your dog enjoying the snow cover, yes indeed it is so cosy.
    What I like about the cold season is the white colour of the snow, that gives the scenery an enchanted feel and brings relief to our darkness. I also like the stillness and tranquility that settles all around, like a sense or rest and sleep. I wish we could also hibernate.;)
    Have a lovely weekend and enjoy the snow.;))


    November 27, 2010 at 17:05

  2. Great shot, lov eth shot of your dog in the snow. My dog love the snow too. I am not a winter person at all. I wish I could skip winter all together.


    November 27, 2010 at 17:08

  3. Amazing pictures! I also love winter scenes like these, the lacy trees and winter birds. They’re so beautiful!


    November 27, 2010 at 17:51

  4. Blu

    I love the views through the trees, the silhouettes the light play, the low sun, log fires, frosty mornings.

    Lovely images thank you.


    November 27, 2010 at 18:31

  5. I do love all of the seasons, I just worry about the driving in winter. Especially when now that my kids are behind the wheel too.

    We are watching a friend’s puppy for the weekend, and got to introduce her to her first snow today! My dog showed her the joys of it and now they are both sleeping and cozy again.


    November 27, 2010 at 18:45

  6. JM

    Both shots are lovely!


    November 27, 2010 at 19:46

  7. Here is what I like about winter:


    November 27, 2010 at 20:07

  8. I like when it doesn’t snow!!


    November 27, 2010 at 20:48

  9. The heavy frost, coating the trees, turns them into winter art.
    And I love pictures of your dog!
    — K

    Kay, Alberta, Canada
    An Unfittie’s Guide to Adventurous Travel


    November 27, 2010 at 22:42

  10. Love the juxtaposition of these Superior Snaps. Bravo!


    November 28, 2010 at 00:27

  11. WHAT kind of birds are those? :-O

    To answer your question: nothing.
    The only good thing would be being indoors next to a fireplace – but that implies AVOIDING winter so it’s not really a good reason either.


    November 28, 2010 at 00:30

  12. awww….he looks comfortable…


    November 28, 2010 at 00:50

  13. hee hee…
    «Louis» doesn’t do winter. One reason he stays in the San Francisco Bay Area with its Mediterranean climate and year-round median temperature of 65º F (18º C)…


    November 28, 2010 at 03:03

  14. Just beautiful!


    November 28, 2010 at 09:36

  15. in mumbai the coldest it gets to is 16C 🙂


    November 28, 2010 at 09:39

  16. I love winter if there’s an open fire – unfortunately, since we’re living in redecorating chaos at the moment, we won’t be able to do that for a while! So it’s all hot water bottles and duvets right now 🙂


    November 28, 2010 at 12:26

  17. Oh my, wonderful photos of winter coziness Ladi Fi, which are exactly two of the reasons I like winter too.


    November 28, 2010 at 13:01

  18. Maggie May

    The thing I like best about the winter is…… fire hugging!
    Maggie X

    Nuts in May


    November 28, 2010 at 18:53

  19. Lovely shots, especially the birds.
    What do I love about winter? Full moon nights with no clouds…Frosted trees…Perfect snowflakes…The smell of wood smoke…Hot tea…Quiet…


    November 28, 2010 at 19:00

  20. Frost on the trees, a chill in the air, and a good book in a warm corner with a cup of tea!


    November 28, 2010 at 20:11

  21. Beautiful images, especially the first shot.

    I like all sorts of things about winter, from the snow and patterns of ice to the frosty morning mists. My favorite thing, though, is to play in the snow (sledding, cross-country skiing, sculpting snow people, etc.).


    November 28, 2010 at 20:24

  22. I just love that starkness of that first photo!! Really amazing!


    November 29, 2010 at 00:43

  23. Ahhhh – I’m definitely like Oscar!


    November 29, 2010 at 03:58

  24. I like winter much better since I moved to SOuthern California– I’m not a big fan of the cold or driving in the snow, but I do miss the beauty of a “real” winter…. like a winter garden when the big snow flakes are falling.
    Cheers, jj


    November 29, 2010 at 06:36

  25. Delightful photographs! Winter allows us to see the skeletons of trees (deciduous ones, anyway!) and gives the landscape a different look. I like the fresh clean air of winter – so long as I’m appropriately dressed for it 😉


    November 29, 2010 at 13:53

  26. Wonderful! These make me smile big. 🙂 I love me a good snowball fight…sledding..building snowmen and women and snow babies…we have camp fires outside when it is not too cold or windy so this has become my favorite time of year to have camp fires outside…I love a good blizard as long as loved ones are stuck safe at home with me and just having everything come to a stop and we can all have fun together watching movies, playing games and out in the snow….I actually love to shovel but I’m not really suppose to because of my injuries but it is such good exercise…lol…the only thing I don’t like about snow and winter is when it gets so so cold we can’t even be outside or when I have to drive on them when they are icey.

    Happy Monday! XX


    November 29, 2010 at 15:50

  27. Beautiful photo of your dog.. now that’s cozy!

    What I like best about winter?… the onset of spring. 😉


    November 29, 2010 at 19:27

  28. I don’t like winter because it lasts so what do I enjoy about it..the end of it..not the beginning or the middle but the end…I should not wish my life away..but I am sure there is no winter in heaven:)


    November 30, 2010 at 04:37

  29. I do love bare trees — and the birds are perfect ornaments!


    November 30, 2010 at 08:26

  30. Pam

    Comfort and beauty is different for all God’s creatures. Lovely shots, Ladyfi.

    be well, be happy


    December 1, 2010 at 16:31

  31. the last one is marvelous…


    December 2, 2010 at 08:41

  32. The civilized attitude to snow is to hide insight and read by the fire with cocoa while hubby goes sledding with the girls.


    December 2, 2010 at 10:42

  33. Ooops, I mean ‘inside’!


    December 2, 2010 at 10:43

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