3.17.2020

Glimpses of a Creek Walk


beneath the milky ice
runs cold water
rocks nestled down for winter
(which is nearly spring)


flowing
frozen
nature's art
nature's life


recent snow
offers glimpses never seen before


artful offerings


pink bark!


in the shadowy darkness...... light


platinum beauty
~
wishing you peace
calm
beauty 
from the inside out

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2.25.2020

Winter in February


as we lean towards spring
each snowfall inspires my smiles
taking to heart winter's spirit

breath-enhancing sunsets.....


morning ice crystals 
made of fairy wings


rocks under faceted ice
make ones heart sing


celebrated my birthday at one of my beloved places


stayed for the alpine glow sunset


the first sunset in this post is of the night before
very similar sunsets
and
so beautiful


the sweet little birds
that stay with us all winter

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lovely end of winter to you!
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1.22.2020

The Park, Glacier National Park


as the sun nears the horizon


snow shows off the beach boulders in a different way


without sunlight the rocks colors are muted, appealing in a earth toned way


reflections are day dream beauties


tucked into that far off canyon, it is snowing

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1.11.2020

Winter Crystals


morning treasures
 

formed in the cold of night
 

they call my creek home
 

in their short lived life
 

often the crystals evaporate, take flight, disappear throughout the day
even though the temperature is below freezing
so interesting


moon shadows on the snow
our recent full moon

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12.20.2019

Winter Begins, NW Montana


Autumns often deep cold days
inspired the spirit and stance of hibernation early for me


the forest cloaked in snow is lovely 
with a deep sense of quiet


the little birds still come to me
inspiring joy and calm all at once

this mountain chickadee has a much narrower head than most of them 


sweet black capped chickadee
landing for a sunflower seed


chestnut-backed chickadee

These are the three chickadees that visit me

and then there is the nuthatch:


if it weren't for the tiny birds
a winter hush would be throughout the land

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lovely holidays to you and yours

Sweet Solstice to one and all!

slowly our days will become longer......

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