RX for Winter: EYE CANDY #1

After repeated snowstorms my world has dwindled to white, overlaid with fine embroidery of blacks and grays —

I’m starving — not for food exactly:

Starved for COLOR, to nourish my spirit as cinnamon toast nourishes my body.

Two really talented bloggers I follow, cross-ties and Finland on 3 Pix a Day, have been therapeutic for me. Cross-ties specializes in abstract images with lightning jolts of color; Tom Beidler does something similar (though not the same) for snowbound Helsinki.

Inspired by them, I’m prescribing for myself a shot of photographic color every day until the actual thing returns to our landscape. Here’s today’s:

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9 Responses to RX for Winter: EYE CANDY #1

    • Touch2Touch says:

      What a lovely gift, Pauline! (Everybody, quick, go and read Pauline’s post and see her photos) If anything could reconcile me to a New England winter, it would be you.

      You are a Chamber of Commerce for New England all by yourself — not to mention marvelous poet, photographer, naturalist, and human being.

  1. Stef says:

    I love the color in your cinnamon toast; it feels warm and soothing to both eyes and body. Delightful! 🙂

  2. Tom Beidler says:

    Well, here’s a healthy dose of thanks to you for shot of vitamin color. Lovin it! I think I’ll have to switch camps on my side thanks to you. Fun stuff! Great words here and on your sister blog too.

    Now let’s see, where’s Helsinki hiding its color???

    • Touch2Touch says:

      Seems to me that golden light of buildings in the snow was a big deal for Helsinki — and you —a while back! Those were glorious —
      But I bet you’ll find a few more tints and hues up the city’s sleeve, Tom.

  3. xties says:

    For me, the texture and the graphic quality of this image are a crucial foil to the bands of strong colour.

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