"My mind sees that I am nothing, my heart sees that I am everything, between these two poles my life unfolds."

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Winter Returns

Winter came down to our home one night
Quietly pirouetting in on silvery-toed
slippers of snow, 
And we, we were children once again.
~Bill Morgan Jr. ~

It snowed overnight...
with all the mild weather we've been experiencing, 
I'd almost forgotten it's winter!

There's a ragged, haunting beauty to this season.

It's hard at times, 

but if you take a moment 

to look past the stark barrenness,

you'll see it :)


  1. U nas też jest śnieg od wczoraj. Zrobiłaś bardzo ciekawe zdjęcia z dodatkiem śniegu. Pozdrawiam.
    With us also is the snow from yesterday. You made a very interesting picture with snow. Yours.

  2. Yeah, that bastard Winter showed up at our house too.

    P.S. Nice shots!

  3. Beautiful photos, Jane. Even though winter is cold and harsh, there truly is a gorgeous side to it. Winter finally arrived here, too. We have a lot of snow, and it's COLD! I don't count sheep to try to go to sleep at night, I count days till spring :)

  4. I feel the same way, it has been so mild. I thought I would never have to wear my heavy winter coat. But at last the cold winds blew and old man winter let us know he was not done with us.
    Have a great week a head,

  5. Jane your photographs are so eloquent. You make us see things - the world in such a different light. I really enjoyed the quiet stillness of this post.

  6. You always have a great eye for the camera. Love the 1st one and the 7th one.

  7. Winter us upon us here also, very cold the past few days. I'm wearing my wollies....lol

    Your winter pictures are great. I like the snow on the watering can.

  8. Thanks everyone! I really appreciate your encouraging words :)

  9. Beautiful photos. It's cold where I live at the moment, but we rarely get snow.

  10. Hi Jane-I'm shivering, just by looking at these winter snowy photos...which by the way, are MAGNIFICENT!
    It's always a pleasure to come over to your blog to see your latest, and pleasantly surprising posts:DDD

  11. Beautiful photography Jane :)

  12. Thanks again everyone for your complimentary words. I love trying my hand at photography.

    Elizabeth, lol!! We are in a deep freeze now (-27C as I type) - we've been spoiled so far this winter and now we're really paying for it :)


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