First Snow

berries in snow 1


dreams of white Christmas

first snow flakes on red berries

a winter canvas

Rising to the first snow fall of the season, the blanket of snow lay undisturbed. It was our duty to trudge through this eight inch carpet down to savor the creek. This revealed snow perched on mini islands of ice and on bare branches overhanging rushing water. Fingers and toes rebelled, it was time to get back to the warm fire.