"Every man's life is a fairy tale written by God's fingers."
Hans Christian Andersen
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