Snow Dreaming

Is there a promise of snow when November holds  the heat of September,  when days like spring  make us think pumpkin spice  delights are anachronisms,  and sweet iced tea just seems  more fitting? Maybe no promise,  but I can find a snowy glade,  ascend  a white-topped mountain, meander a frosty forest filled with flocked ChristmasContinue reading “Snow Dreaming”

Frozen Moment

In the bleak midwinter, frosty wind made moan, earth stood hard as iron, water like a stone; snow had fallen, snow on snow, snow on snow, in the bleak midwinter, long ago. —CHRISTINA ROSSETTI Our little house, stilled in a frozen moment on a Thursday morning, taking a deep breath in and waiting to exhale.Continue reading “Frozen Moment”

Fractals

And He Himself existed and is before all things, and in Him all things hold together. [His is the controlling, cohesive force of the universe.] — Colossians 1:17, Amplified Bible There is this calm that descends with a covering of snow,  and if you listen, attend your ears deeper into the quiet cold, you willContinue reading “Fractals”

Slim Chance of Snow

“As long as the earth remains, there will be planting and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night.” — Genesis 8:22, NLT We awoke to a weather change, that full kind of sky, full of light, full of expectation, full of what  might fall, and we baked some gingerbread scones, brewed anotherContinue reading “Slim Chance of Snow”

Extremes

We cleaned gutters yesterday — pulled pine and cypress needles from the long trays in anticipation  of a coming north-wind storm. It was 90 degrees, but this morning is projected to bring the first drops of ice and rain, following with inches of snow during the next few days.   Such fast change.  I feelContinue reading “Extremes”