Winter In The Country

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© Andrea Petersen
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UploadedDecember 9, 2012
TakenDecember 9, 2012
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D7000
Exposure1/100 sec at f/20
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length28 mm
ISO800

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Hast thou entered into the treasures of the snow? Job 38: 22

We know winter has begun
When we don't see the sun.
The world has turned white
Fogging glasses and our sight....
Snow on the grand scale
Fell on our walking trail...
It continued without end,
Too much to comprehend;
As we slipped to slide
Around from side to side.
Yes, winter in the country
Comes upon us marvelously!!!
Poetry by me AJP

That was quite a project today walking with snow almost up to our knees in the wooded trail but we got our 3 mile walk in today regardless. If this doesn't give us a strong will to stay determined and to keep our balance...nothing else will! Did I grumble? You bet... especially after a mound of icy snow dropped down in my eye from a branch on a tree. The good news is both my husband and I stayed on our feet without falling. So far we have walked 468 miles since July 9th.

Update: Dec.10th: Between yesterday and today we had about 12 inches of snow.

18 responses

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (9 Dec 2012):

    a perfect representation of winter in the country. couldn't be any more beautiful!

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (9 Dec 2012):

    This is sublime country winter scene at it's finest! I want it as my Christmas card!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett   gave props (9 Dec 2012):

    My hat is off to both of you! Keep up the good work of being role models for the rest of us. Love this country snow scene!

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (9 Dec 2012):

    love the tilt and the balance between the 2 objects

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (9 Dec 2012):

    Your photo is so beautiful, Christmas card worthy for sure! I am impressed with your keeping up with the 3 mile walk each day : )

  • Ioana Caravan

    Ioana Caravan   gave props (9 Dec 2012):

    Lovely winter scene! I found that the first snow is wonderful and I always wish to have some for Christmas. They announced some snow in Montreal for tomorrow. Yes!

  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (10 Dec 2012):

    beautiful image!! I luv ur poems Andrea!!

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey   gave props (10 Dec 2012):

    Beautiful capture Andrea for this lovely old barn.

  • Fred Moskey

    Fred Moskey   gave props (10 Dec 2012):

    Beautiful!

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant   gave props (10 Dec 2012):

    Absolutely BEAUTIFUL picture. well spotted and captured

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen said (10 Dec 2012):

    Thank you all for your kind words...Lynn, the "old barn" is an old out house that came with
    our hobby farm. It used to be a white color that I painted red several years ago and I am
    glad that I did as it stands out better against the white snow.

  • JanElle

    JanElle   gave props (10 Dec 2012):

    A gorgeous winter image, this would make a beautiful Christmas card!!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins   gave props (10 Dec 2012):

    This would make a wonderful Christmas card Andrea! Love the nostalgic look. A winner!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (11 Dec 2012):

    Rockin' JPG's Treasure Trove!

  • Valentin

    Valentin gave props (11 Dec 2012):

    Nice Photo

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda gave props (12 Dec 2012):

    very lovely and serene image, well captured, Andrea

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (14 Dec 2012):

    Beautiful winter scene and so right for this theme. Major kudos to you and your husband for all the miles you've walked and for not letting the snow stop you from walking.

  • Paperini Renato

    Paperini Renato gave props (18 Dec 2012):

    Excellent composition with snow.

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