Leaves are gone now, buried under a cloak of white snow
Aspen trees, silent and restful, the forest sleeps in peace.
Like an empty church, sacred and tranquil.
A time to rest and reflect.
Life will come back here.
I trust winter’s promise.
“Alpenglow on the Adamant Range” Selkirk Mountains, British Columbia
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
“Backlit Blue Spruce in Fog“, Valles Caldera National Preserve, New Mexico
“Winter Scene in Chama“, Chama, New Mexico
“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness. ” — John Steinbeck
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