Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Once Upon a Winter Day









"To be housebound in the dead of winter is one of the most voluptuous enjoyments that I know, a supreme glorification of the creature comforts; that snuggling down by a roaring fire while the blizzard rages without, that anticipatory planning of warm and heartening dishes, of a special winter edition of the cup that cheers, and to crown it all, the eventual retiring to a cozy bed with a book."
-Barbara Webster, The Green Year


I am thoroughly enjoying the snow now that it is finally here. The bundling up for walks outside...the cozying up with leg warmers and a cup of malty, milky Caro when you come home.

xoxo

8 comments:

  1. How beautiful and how perfect this sentiment captures my exact feelings....well, the snow was late in coming to Austria, but its arrivals heralds joy....
    xo
    Joann

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  2. Dawn. I love that quote so much! That is exactly how I feel even on rainy days. I find myself really looking at my behavior over the years and I really cocoon during those cold rainy/snowy days. I can't seem to really force myself to do much more than read and eat and walk my dogs after work.

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  3. Gorgeous photos! You got the snow you wished for! Yay! xxx

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  4. Looks like you had a lot of fun with these photos. I love photo editing.
    nellie

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  5. Your winter day and snowy morning are so very, very beautiful. Serene.

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  6. We got snow this past week too.... and forty to fifty mph wind! I worry for people out in it (driving, etc.) and the wildlife (they have to be cold, right?), but it is glorious to see if you are safe & sound.:)

    Enjoy!
    Elise

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  7. Nellie: Actually I shot these with the Hipstamatic app on my iphone, so I didn't have to do any editing at all. But you are right, they were fun to take!

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  8. Lucky you! Finally snow. We have tons in the mountains but still none here. I hope I can post about snow soon. The quote is perfect.

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