Monday, November 22, 2010

It's a Snowy World - Mosaic Monday


As I write huge flakes of snow are swirling outside my window. A flock of snow geese just flew by, white wings flapping madly to maintain their balance in the gusting wind.

These photos were taken on Saturday morning, the night after the first snowfall. Such an event is uncommon here on Vancouver Island and I'm loving the transformed landscape. It won't last long and I expect that soon we'll be back to the usual rainy, grey world that is a west coast winter.

In the meantime, I'll revel in the beauty that snow brings. This is Thanksgiving week in the USA and in that spirit, here are some things (other than faith and family) that I'm thankful for...

* a warm, dry house
* electricity!
* my five senses that enable me to enjoy the world God has created
* all of you who take the time to read my blog and comment - it's wonderfully amazing to me 

For more mosaics, visit Mary at the Dear Little Red House.

11 comments:

Vee said...

So pretty and I can almost "hear" the silence. Would you rather live in a snowy white world or the gray one that is usually the case? I'm thinking whichever one is warmer. Glad to know that your electricity is back on. Nothing like time without it to help us appreciate it all that much more.

Regina said...

hi lorrie
wow!!!it's really a snowy world.
i love your mosaic.
here,we have rainy grey days,that is not my weather.
have a nice week,
hugs regina

Sandy said...

Those are wonderful pictures. Hot chocolate and a burning fire are the way to go. We had that weather too but it was much lighter and today is very bright and cold. Thanks for sharing.

Elizabethd said...

Very beautiful...but oh, so cold!

Bettyann said...

beautiful..you received more snow than we did..cold though brrrr..like the snow right now..

Judy ~ My Front Porch said...

So pretty over there! Enjoy it while it lasts.

Verde Farm said...

So pretty. I can hear the "quiet" in the snow insulated scenes.
Amy

Pamela said...

I am loving this snow Lorrie..makes me feel like I'm back in Southern ONtario!!!
Love your photo and I also saw the beautiful white snow geese today!

Barbara said...

Beautiful and so romantic - the snow and the geese.

We are in for the coldest November for 17 years apparently with lots of snow but just how much we will get in this south eastern corner I do not know yet.

Storybook Woods said...

Just beautiful. Wow, what a week it has been and so unusual. Normally I am thrilled when we got snow but it was soo stormy, so windy. I am happy to see calmer weather now. Clarice

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

We has so much rain today that if it was colder we would have had a blizzard! I'm not ready forthat as yet...maybe in February! :)