Real life snow looks nothing like pristine painting snow…at least not when you live in my neighborhood.
Tag Archives: Winter
Winter always looks nicer in paintings. Majestic. Charming. Unblemished. Like this:
I’m done trying to fancy up the season with quotes by intelligent, creative dead people. If they were here, they’d probably be annoyed, too.
Daily Diversion #191: A Very Fashionable Dog
Dunc keeping warm on a cold, cold night.
Daily Diversion #190: A Winter Sunset’s Dying Light
Daily Diversion #187: All the Cool Kids
All the cool kids were doing it yesterday…
This is what happens when two bored adults are housebound during a vicious cold spell.
“Winter is not a season, it’s an occupation.”-Sinclair Lewis
Daily Diversion #186: Backyard Tree in Snow
Snow always looks better when captured in black and white.
Writers Enjoying Winter, Part One
Daily Diversion #182: Sledding Eeyore
Eeyore enjoying some winter fun!
“You can’t stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.”-A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
Inspiration Board: 12th December
[My Top Cold Weather Writers] Honorable Mention: Charles Dickens
REASON: Is it possible to get through winter without pulling out a volume of Dickens? What a desperate, weary, chilly world his characters inhabit! It is enough to make the pages freeze mid-turn.
“Bleak, dark, and piercing cold, it was a night for the well-housed and fed to draw round the bright fire, and thank God they were at home; and for the homeless starving wretch to lay him down and die. Many hunger-worn outcasts close their eyes in our bare streets at such times, who, let their crimes have been what they may, can hardly open them in a more bitter world.”-Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist
If you missed My Top Six Cold Weather Writers, go here.
For Honorable Mention: Christina Rossetti, go here.
Thanks to Tom Gething for reminding me that Charles Dickens deserves a place on my list!