January 27th, 2008 at 4:42 pm
Posted By: gardenguru
Posted in: Landscaping,Views

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There is so much beauty when it snows. Instead of the views, I wanted to

find patterns. In the blue spruce aboveĀ  snow outlines the

intricate needles, enhancing their beauty.

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The melting snow on the window contrasts the reflected blue sky view.

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Just like the man in How the West Was Won, I grow rocks everywhere. It’s hard

to stick a shovel in the ground without it scraping on a rock. This is one of my

favorite snow-capped boulders.

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Nature supplies an infinite number of interesting patterns.

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Snow can make mundane man-made objects, like the car windows above

and the deck board below, something of beauty. The rock wall is already

appealing, but snow and lichens add to it’s rustic look.

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Tracks of all kinds can be identified in the snow. Sometimes they even tell of drama.

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A digital camera is a liberating device. It allows experimentation, but also excesses.




1 Comment
  1. Great website – thank you for sharing the excellent information and photos.

    Comment by Arch — February 27, 2008 @ 4:41 pm

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