Monday, December 31, 2012

Holiday Whites



The   way   a   crow



Shook   down   on   me




The   dust   of   snow




From   a   hemlock   tree




Has   given   my   heart




A   change   of   mood




And   saved   some   part





Of   a   day   I   had   rued.

Robert   Frost  (1874 - 1963)

PHOTOS:  1. its christmas,  2., 5. unknown, 3., 8. life is beautiful,
4. bookends and daisies,  6.cyndy*lou, 7.  wistfully country





Sunday, December 30, 2012

for the love of snowflakes






































































PHOTOS:  1. wistfully country, 2., 6., 12.,  ana-rosa,  3. - 5., 10., 16., 17., 19., 21.  unknown,
7. alpenstrasse, 8.  9. step back in thyme,  11. jul-jul-stralande-jul, 13. inspiration lane, 
14. alexandra alicia, 15., 20. a positively beautiful blog, 18., 23. prettie-sweet, 22. cyndy*lou




Thursday, December 27, 2012

Red + White Holiday, 2

 

Then  came  the  merry  maskers  in,



And  carols  roared  with  blithesome  din.



If  unmelodious  was  the  song,



It  was  a  hearty  note,  and  strong;



Who  lists  may  in  their  murmuring  see



Traces  of  ancient  mystery;



White  shirts  supplied  the  masquerade,



 And  smutted  cheeks  the  visors  made;



But  O,  what  maskers  richly  dight,



Can  boast  of  bosoms  half  so  light!







from  Marmion,    Sir  Walter  Scott,   1808

PHOTOS:  1.  inspiration lane,  2., 4.  life is beautiful, 3., 5., 11. unknown,  6. christmas carol, 
7.  the winter winds,  8.  just hj,   9.  filling the soul with beauty,   10.  wistfully country