On ice

“Every single thing changes and is changing always in this world. Yet with the same light the moon goes on shining.” – Saigyo Our winter this year has been more about ice than snow, sort of perpetual November. These photos were taken in mid-January after an ice storm that left us without power for a … Continue reading

A fixer-upper

“Now, all amid the rigours of the year, In the wild depth of winter, while without The ceaseless winds blow ice, be my retreat, Between the groaning forest and the shore, Beat by the boundless multitude of waves, A rural, shelter’d, solitary scene; Where ruddy fire and beaming tapers join To cheer the gloom.”  – … Continue reading

In search of winter

“If I were to name the three most precious resources of life, I should say books, friends, and nature; and the greatest of these, at least the most constant and always at hand, is nature. Nature we have always with us, an inexhaustible store-house of that which moves the heart, appeals to the mind and … Continue reading

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