The life of artist, photographer, traveler, and writer Steven Boone. Steven was born in Chicago but now lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. His paintings are widely collected, and also included in the permanent collections of the US Department of Interior and The Foundation Van Gogh D'Arles, in Arles, France.
Boone lost his daughter to cancer when she was nineteen. His award-winning book, called "A Heart Traced in Sand" recall his experiences with her living and dying.
Sunday, November 24, 2013
First Big Snowfall
Orchids, blooming in a windowsill.
The first big snowfall of this season took us by surprise. We
awoke from dreamy sleep, and looked out the window to see the whole lot covered in white . . . and
silent. A big cape of white, thrown atop everything—as if to stop
We ventured forth despite the cold and cumbersome streets,
slipping our way along to a coffee shop that dared to open. Not as
busy this morning. After coffee and the Sunday paper, we trudged for
a walk in the old part of town. Our dog, Gracie, liked this new
experience very much, leaping about with glee. She comes to us from
California, where she never knew what cold is.
I love photographing in snow . . . it is poetic, and shapes become