First Snowfall

It was inevitable, but of course we were surprised (or just in plain ordinary Canadian denial, having procrastinated in getting snow tires) when we got our first real snowfall during the night of Nov. 21.

Huge snowflakes, floating gently, silently from the dark sky and glistening in the soft glow of street lights, piled in soft mounds on branches and covered the ground. Slick driving conditions notwithstanding, you had to be in awe!  

Snow from midnight skies:
soft flakes covered earth’s dry crust
like sacred manna
that once dazzled faithful eyes.–
Winter’s come in mystic guise!


And a little winter morning mystery:

Mindset-Pristine-pg20-2_800

Now, who’s ready to go “walking in the winter Wonderland”?

Advertisements

14 thoughts on “First Snowfall

    • Thanks, Malaika! Well, our spectacular snow-scene was short-lived also. However, with just dreary gray skies and sometimes rain, we can still get around without putting on our big snow boots… 🙂 A wonderful day to you too! 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

Your thoughts?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s