On Keeping Winter

by Diane Davis January. 26, 2008 1597 views

Winter is come in earnest and the snow
In dazzling splendour…
Spreads a white world
All calm…
Fancy's pliant eye delighted sees a vast romance displayed.
- John Chase

With thanks to Sarah Ban Breathnach author of Simple Abundance

Part of our backyard (you might recognize)

Sorry about the blurriness, taken through the window.

Again - our winter robin

Cedar waxwings

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Amanda 9 years, 8 months ago

Thanks for sharing [i]your[/i] Simple Abundance. xo

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Bushman 9 years, 8 months ago

i love last one :)

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Maria 9 years, 9 months ago

Beautiful photos. I love watching birds in winter. The leaves don't get in the way. I can't believe it's snowing again!

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Patsy Abbey 9 years, 9 months ago

Thanks for the backyard visit. Love, PCA

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Lexlevans 9 years, 9 months ago

haha - i was about to say the same thing my mom did - i LOVE cedar wax wings! only mine would have been different because i'm too lazy to capitalize everything :-) there are so many of them! and you have a very cute and snowy backyard!

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Jacki 9 years, 9 months ago

I LOVE Cedar Wax Wings, one of my favorite birds. They make such a lovely sound and they are so cute how they hang around in huge groups. I get them in the spring in my berry tree out front, they don't stay here in the winter.

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