The Winter Landscape

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“To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake it is necessary to stand in the cold.” ~Aristotle Here in eastern Idaho it is not uncommon to have inversion conditions in the winter, when warmer air aloft traps colder air beneath it. Often, fog will develop along with an inversion. This occurred the other night, as I … Continued

Winter’s Beauty

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I don’t love shoveling snow, but it’s hard to deny the spectacular beauty of the winter landscape! “He who marvels at the beauty of the world in summer will find equal cause for wonder and admiration in winter.” ~John Burroughs

Mellow Autumn

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“I like spring, but it is too young.  I like summer, but it is too proud. So I like best of all autumn, because its leaves are a little yellow, its tones mellower, its colors richer, and it is tinged a little with sorrow.  Its golden richness speaks not of the innocence of spring, nor … Continued

Praise!

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  From the rising of the sun to the place where it sets, the name of the LORD is to be praised. Psalm 113:3

The Beauty of Autumn

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“Autumn….the year’s last, loveliest smile.” ~William Cullen Bryant The leaves put on such a beautiful, final show before leaving us. Now is not the time to think about the cold winds which will soon follow! Enjoy the season and all the lovely scenes which are unfolding each day.

Welcome, Autumn!

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Depending where you live, it may have begun to feel like autumn weeks ago already – or you could still be experiencing very warm temperatures. The trees may be full of color, just beginning to turn – or perhaps they’re still completely green. Whatever you see outside your window, the calendar says the season begins … Continued

The Colors of Autumn

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“How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days.” John Burroughs It is interesting that nature bursts forth with spectacular color as it awakens – and once again as it prepares to go to sleep. It’s unfortunate that neither display lasts very long, but then again, maybe the fact … Continued

Infinite Beauty

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Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty. ~ John Ruskin This is so true. One need not jet off to an exotic location to see beautiful sights; they might be just outside your door. Take the time to notice nature! I made the image featured here back in Illinois last … Continued