Tag Archives: Storms

Weekly Photo Challenge: NIGHTTIME

“All changed, changed utterly: A terrible beauty is born.”    This is the sight that greeted us one Saturday evening, returning from the glories of the HD opera broadcast to the warm glow of lamplight and this beautiful serenity of white-drifted … Continue reading

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Blizzard in Progress —

Friday, February 8, 2013: What may or may not be a “historic event,” the “storm of a century”, is in progress outside our house — and all over the Northeast of the United States. The snow began lightly, a few … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: BIG

For this challenge entry, here are some chilling reminders (ouch, what a terrible pun!) of what lurks just beyond the scarlet and orange and gold leaves now brightening our landscape. Last year’s winter was (mostly) rather mild, but normally New England … Continue reading

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