Monday, January 28, 2008

Slippers of Snow


Winter came down
to our home one night

Quietly pirouetting in on
silvery-toed slippers of snow,

And we, we were
children once again.


Bill Morgan, Jr.

Piles of snow adorn the yard and winter winds blow through the trees. It was a 'snow day' today; schools were canceled. Ice on roads and walkways keep everyone alert, especially when evidence of vehicles in the berm along the highway reminds us of it's slickness! Young adult visitors were our guests today, and they spent much time skating on the sidewalk in their athletic shoes! They were children once again. Joyful, carefree, and energetic. It made me happy to simply observe them.

10 comments:

  1. We had a couple of snow days over the last few days. I love it - when I can stay inside at home. Going outside is a different story! ~Adrienne~

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  2. Looks beautiful. What a great time to warm and relax.

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  3. The church parking lot was supper slippery last night. The kids called it the "glass slipper." It took me a moment to figure out that they were right, and then I had a good laugh.

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  4. Hi LaTeaDah - I love the snow. And we're getting more as I write!
    Happy Snow Day!
    Sandy

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  5. The snow looks so pretty! It's always nice to have a "snow day" and spend it doing such fun things.
    Donna

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  6. Oh we are having a snow day too. I'm happy to observe my dear man clearing the driveway . ..
    enjoy your day.

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  7. I think, right about now, I would love to have a snow day. I don't like cold, but at least the snow would make it sort of worthwhile. We just have cold and wet weather right now.

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  8. Ohh my, what a snow. I never have seen so much snow in reality! perfect weather to stay inside and quilt :-)

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  9. Great picture....and words..
    my daughters chidlren got a snow day today in Kitsap County...but in my area..it was gone....
    Deby

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  10. Terrific photograph perfectly illustrating the poem. Glad that your family knows how to have fun in the snow!

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