It's falling outside, a new blanket of sparkling white to overlay the frosty remnants of what fell earlier this week. I haven't seen snow this often in my life, and it's beautiful. Needless to say, it puts you in the mood for the holiday season, and I find myself singing...
Bing Crosby's and Rosemary Clooney's voices, Vera Ellen's grace, and Danny Kaye's smile just make it feel like Christmas.
Snow stifles the frazzle, and leaves the world quiet, pensive, and oh so lovely.
It can be a little glamorous, a little sparkly, a little all-dressed-up,
or quietly magical;
nature's chance to play dress-up in the winter months,
or to change your architectural details.
You start to look at the world differently,
and you can't help but feel like a kid again.
Most of all, I love how the nights become magic. Snow flurries whisper at your window - or are they snow fairies? Street lamps become elaborate gobos and stage setters for the mundane parking lot that has transformed into a fantasy world, clean and sharp and bright. And somewhere in the stillness, your heart waits for you.
photos: RosieHardy at vi.sualize.us (i love this picture!!), LCTGloriosityColorado09, Fashion Image found online (whose is this?), Leaca at vi.sualize.us, LCTGloriosityPhiladelphia09, LCTGloriosityColorado09, MartaCernicka at photo.net, Kent Miles - English Gardens 1981 (Gorgeous!), yein~ at vi.sualize.us.