Monday, December 5, 2011

Jack Frost

After an unseasonably warm fall, the first bit of winter cold has made its way to the Washington area. Although daytime temperatures are still in the mid 50s F, the mercury is dipping below freezing overnight, leaving a glaze of frost on windshields, porch railings, and lampposts as well as delicately edging shrubs and ground covers.

The neighbors have begun to decorate with ribbons, bows, lights, and bells, and I will be sure to post some of the prettiest (as well as the tackiest!) in the weeks ahead. This morning this little snowflake ornament seems most appropriate. Bundle up!

1 comment:

  1. Love the leaves you've found and the artistic way you photographed them. As for decorations, the late Michael Kelly wrote a wonderful essay about white light and colored light people - it's in the essay collection "Things Worth Fighting For" - here it is, via his alma mater the U of NH