Sharing Snow-thoughts with Authors and Musicians

                    "Leaves are brown, now
                    And the sky is a hazy shade of winter."   Simon & Garfunkel
 
 
  
 




                                         Thrill of the first snow

                             
                                "Catch the breeze and the winter chills
                                  In colours on the snowy linen land."   Don McLean
 




 
                  " The Inuit have fifty names for snow because it is important to them; 
                    there ought to be as many for love."   Margaret Atwood
 
                                                           Finn's tree

                                   first "Winter Wonderland" snow  70% melted the next day

 
                                    Flora's tree with christmas snow
                                    Moody grey skies make many shots look B&W.
 

                                           Tamarack tree on Tamarack road

                                     "Like the snow on the stark spruce limb
                                   Coated with ice, then stripped by the wind 
                                   We melt away and return again."   Bruce Cockburn
 

                                               

                                                      Bayfield Bamboo


             "Whatever I thought I used to know, the breath of flowers beneath the snow."
              Chris Whitley

 
 
 "Beneath this snowy mantle cold and clean.  The unborn grass lies
                       waiting for its coat to turn green."   Gene MacLellan
 
 
"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I
took the one less traveled by."   Robert Frost

 
 
snowball tree
                           "All the willow winding paths, leading us up and outward. "  
                            Judy Collins

 
                                     "Up in the morning, up in the morning
                                   When the streets are white with snow
                                    It's a hard road, it's a hard road, daddy-o."  Van Morrison
 



                                 "But I would walk through the snow barefoot
                                If you'd open up your door."   K.D. Lang
 






 
                           "Take the road that I have walked along,
                          Looking for the tomorrow's time, peace of mind.   Leonard Cohen



                             
                               "Kindness is the snow - It beautifies everything it covers." 
                             Kahlil Gibran 
 




                                                  Not all the neighbours are friendly.  It's actually a log pile.
 


                                                        Our neighbours' cute lollipop trees.

                                               best gift of our christmas 2020 was a fresh snowfall




                                       Just some of the forest destruction at the hand of our park owner.
                                                                    Ouch!



                                               I thought these snakes hibernated!













 



 





 

 
 
                                  "Melancholy were the sounds on a winter's night."
                                   Virginia Woolf

 
 
 

 
reflections in Goderich Square

 
 
christmas lights homes tour
 
 

                         "What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter 
                         to give it sweetness."   John Steinbeck
 
                                                               our little live christmas tree
 
 



                                                             my fave image of xmas light shots
                                 "Where the treetops glisten and the children listen
                                To hear sleigh bells in the snow"   Irving Berlin
 


                                     "A still pool in the forest has ceased to reflect
                                       anything except the past."   Al Purdy
 


                       "Oh, I wish I had a river I could skate away on"   Joni Mitchell

 
 





                                               "North wind about to break
                                           On footprints in the snow
                                           Silence down below."   Bob Dylan 
 
                                             




                                      the corner hangout

 

                                      

                             "It is in our nature to travel into our past,   

                              hoping thereby to illuminate the darkness that bedevils 

                              the present."   Farley Mowat


                         "I also walk for the benefits of nature therapy.   Between November
                        and March, walking is when I pay attention to the onset, deep hold 
                        and gradual release of winter."   Stuart McLean
 

















                                                 petrified elephant


 

 
 



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