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Thursday, December 18, 2008

Light Snow Paints Smaller Pictures Too

A tiny Japanese maple tree now stripped of it's earlier crimson finery appears to dance on a pristine white stage. Photo copyright 2008 by Mizu Sugimura.

The recent gift of falling snow has many ways of enchanting us including calling our attention to scenes of smaller scale such as the pictures I shot this morning while venturing for a brief minutes outside the house in the Federal Way area.

Winter blooms until the snow melts. Photo copyright 2008 by Mizu Sugimura.

The skeletons of last summers flowers can bloom again once more thanks to sprinkles of a little powder liberally applied by Mother Nature herself! Frosting applied elsewhere turns even the most ordinary garden residents into guests at a masquerade ball. What do we have here?

The bright green heads of this garden plant indulge themselves in the fleeting finery offered by festive new hats.
Photo copyright 2008 by Mizu Sugimura.

Thank goodness for the awaiting steaming hot cups of cocoa and warmth offered by central heating which were doubly appreciated when I gratefully dashed back to more cozy familiar landscapes offered indoors.


JosephMcG said...

Brrrrrr! Wonderful writing! Beautiful pictures! Thank you, Snowcaster Astounding!!!!!

Joseph McG

Lorraine Hart said...

Beautiful pics Mizu! I've had the kettle on almost constantly to keep my insides warm. calls!

Kim Thompson said...

Photos are just great. Isn't it fun to take wintry walks and just look about?

Stephanie Frieze said...

Hello dear Mizu! Your pictures are wonderful and your eye not lost its touch. Keep warm!

Mizu Sugimura said...

It's fun to see everyone's take on the snowfall. Thank you and keep up the good work!