Tuesday, November 23, 2010

A Wintry View

Brrrr! If you'll allow a theatrical shiver or three, here are some cold-looking photos of the view from here. . . .
The wind-whipped, white-capped grey waves matched the steely shades of the sky . . .
But the snow does brighten the landscape up
Although it doesn't quite manage to enliven this sad evocation of summer meals. . . .
Brrrrr! or did I say that already?
Has winter found your place yet?

11 comments:

  1. Incredible, it is 14C here, don't even need a jacket! Aren't you glad you are all set with boots and finished with that reno?

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  2. Yes, it's cold down here but from inside it looks no different:(.

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  3. Brrr, indeed! It's been quite chillier than normal here, but for us that means 50F-60F range. No snow, certainly!

    Weather like you're having calls for a nice fire in the fireplace and a mug of steaming tea...

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  4. Yes. And it is one month too early! I am not happy about snow at all. You have so little of it. That amount I could handle with,

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  5. Yes we are freezing...brrr :)
    Boots, lined gloves, wooly scarves, hats and coats are required...wind chill factor and the furnace is running 24/7...it does clean up the outdoors until it starts to melt into muddy slush!

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  6. Wow. But so pretty ... I can't imagine living in that sort of climate - 12C is a freezing cold day for us. The temp there seems to drop really quickly or is that just my perception?

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  7. Isn't it funny how the water can look cold even without the ice?? Not looking forward to the snow here in NE..hasnt hit yet, thank God!

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  8. This is the kind of post that makes me want to look at how much flights are to Vancouver.

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  9. Duchesse: I'm so glad the roof's done, yes!! And what a funny reversal of weather we're having between us.
    LPC: Yes, the snow really does give the cold a strong visual. . . we've been well below freezing for a few days, but the snow makes it look even colder, to me at least.
    Pseu: Fireplace, check. Steaming tea, check . . . thank goodness for the simple creature comforts. . .
    Metscan: Yes, this amount is easy to get around in, certainly. I don't envy you a long winter full of deep drifts.
    Hostess: At least it looks as if there will be a steady rain to take it away this weekend, right?
    Tiffany: You're right, we've dropped over 10 degrees Celsius in a matter of days. I'm hoping we'll soon be reversing that.
    F>50: That cold steel grey and blue really make we want to reach for a sweater.
    LBR: I'm waiting . . .

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  10. Oh yes we have a bitter frost here already, too cold to snow as my gran would say though.
    Even under snow your place looks just so lovely.

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  11. Oh, I am jealous of your winter! LBR - you read my mind. But I want a one-way ticket :-)

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