The snow hangs heavy on the trees.
But oh, that lovely March light
Bursts into song to let us know
That if we hang on just a little bit longer
Then spring will be here.
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It’s real winter at last!
The sun is so bright it hurts my eyes.
The plants and trees
Are covered in glittering ice crystals.
And it’s quite cold too —
So cold that even the icicles have icicles on them!
Ruby doesn’t mind the
Crystals on her face.
(Neither does Simmie but he’s too busy running around for me to snap a shot of him.)
Ruby waits patiently
For me to warm up my frozen fingers
Before we carry on with our beautiful walk.
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Winter sent me some postcards:
A bridge nestled in cottonwool snow;
A golden tree line
Of sparkling trees;
A tiny, wooden, red cottage
Surrounded by iced delight;
And happy blue skies
To go along with frosty nose and fingers.
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Going down to the lake,
The trees rise up like ghosts.
It’s the hoar frost
That turns them into white beauties.
The little sauna house on the lake
Is snuggled in veils of white.
Ruby finds a boat
And balances on top (she’ll do anything for a treat)!
On the way home,
Ruby and Simmie provide pops of colour
Against the green and white trees.
When winter comes in all its beauty – you have to embrace it!
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Winter has many forms of beauty —
Sometimes it’s clear ice and cloudy skies,
Or a burst of pink dawn;
At other times, it’s golden fog
Or a honey glow over cottage and snow.
All photos taken with my mobile phone, so please excuse the quality.
I’m away for work this week, so may not have time
To get around to your blogs.
The lull between big snow storms
Is painted in clouds of purple
And blue that roll over the landscape
As the sun slowly rises to say hello.
And, of course, my poser Ruby
Looks good in that early morning light.
(Meanwhile, Simmie just prefers to run around
In circles enjoying the snow! :-))
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This is a snowy post —
(Sorry about the pun),
Where splashes of red and white
Look like Santa’s hat;
And snug houses
Are framed by snowy branches.
And, if you’re lucky,
You might find the heart of winter.
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One day, it’s glorious autumn
And bursts of colour,
The next, it’s heavy snowfall
And the magic of winter —
With autumn leaves still hanging on.
Although all this snow has now melted,
(Yes, all melted away!)
We had one wonderful week
Full of the magic of snow.
(I’m hoping it will come back before Christmas.)
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We had the biggest snowfall every recorded
In November over the past 111 years.
Mist rose from the ground
As the storm raged on.
Autumn leaves continued to fall
After it stopped snowing – creating
A curious mix of winter and autumn (wintumn).
It was a struggle to get down to the beach
To enjoy snowy views.
Trees turned into Japanese paintings
With graceful curved branches
Wearing the gift of snow like a crown.
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It was a glorious winter day
With snow, sun and sparkles on the trees.
That made me smile.
A long walk with friends
— That’s what made Simmie smile.
After two hours of running around
And enjoying the scenery —
We were all tired and happy.
(That’s my Ruby on the right as you look at the photo and Simmie on the back left
With Jessie, Ruby’s puppy, standing in front of him.)
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