Tag: winter

presence

Snow

The snow brings a silence that settles everything, it seems.  There’s a scientific reason.  Something about the crystalline structure of fresh-fallen snow acting as an absorbent for sound.  That accounts for the seeming peace that joins us each time there’s a fresh snowfall. Today, we’re in the process of receiving said gift in abundance.  It …

blowoff

Frozen

It is roughly -500 below zero outside, at least -400 degrees of which seems to have seeped into my house. Normally, I love winter, but it’s the sports and the fresh fallen snow that get me.  Hot chocolate, and the sparkle of the sun off newly fallen snowflakes.  I don’t even mind shovelling or driving.  …