Saturday, January 19, 2013

january in middle canada ...

our big heavy saturday paper didn't quite make it to our door, it had snowed last night!!!  so i swept my way to it ... notice the orange bag ... so it's not lost in the whiteness!!!
 
and as i was out there, enjoying the sparkling world - i noticed how the bushes at either side of the steps looked like unpicked cotton!  i guess i'm having arizona thoughts, since i won't be going there this winter ...
 
the cold makes sun mirages ... or sun dogs ... sometimes they look like ice rainbows ...
 
all that pristeen beauty - yet with a bitter cold edge ... a typical january day on the prairies ...

11 comments:

Deborah said...

Looks about the same here. Just when I was saying we didn't have much snow!

Jada's Gigi said...

it looks beautiful...but freezing!

Mari said...

It sure looks pretty! No snow here right now, but they predict about a foot in the next week.

Diane said...

Lovely! Being here in TN, I see very little snow and so enjoy looking at that of others. I realize those who have abundant amounts tire quickly of it; but to me it is almost heavenly! Did have some ice last week; thankfully it only caused beautiful landscapes and not power outages or traffice pile-ups!

Mrs. Mac said...

... and this makes each season something to behold and enjoy! Just beautiful.

Maggie Ann said...

Oh, wow....your sun mirage is gorgeous! I've never seen one before. You sure get the snow...its pretty. We had a day in the 40's here but it will return to the teens next week. I've had a fabulous BD week...lots of shopping trips and dinner out. the older I get the more I notice how much housework there is....and is...and is. hugs ....Maggie Ann/k

jel said...

cool pictures. :)


it was 62F today.
no snow,
maybe next month.

take care, and stay warm!

huggs

hello to Leo

Felisol - Elise Ljung said...

Snow is beautiful, especially when one see it from indoors.
As a kid I loved to play in the snow. Somehow I didn't care about being cold back then.
You are lucky to get the newspaper delivered almost at the door. We have to dress up to fetch the morning paper. Not fun at all.

Cathy said...

It is very pretty, but so cold! It snowed here one night, but melted the next day. Suits me. :)

~marci~ said...

Beautiful in white~but colder than I like. Thanks for sharing such beauty.

Maggie Ann said...

I didn't realize you were a winter baby too! How nice....smile.