The sun is shining! So what am I doing inside?? For one thing, I am settling in at home after eight days away. For another, now that we don't have to be driving long distances, I am getting used to enjoying the snow we've finally had here in eastern Kentucky.
Snow is hard for the photographer me. I am rarely satisfied with the color seen in my photos of snow, so it is tempting to change everything to black and white. But I don't do that often -- which translates to "I don't do it particularly well."
However, I woke up yesterday totally thrilled by the view from my window. Snow had arrived during the night, and it was still snowing. I decided to jump up and take photos from windows while the light stayed wonderful and the snow had not yet blown off the branches. And now I can try these photos out on this blog -- and learn from them. Four of them are shown with my version of black and white.
|looking east, from upstairs, the view from my window|
|looking north, from downstairs|
|the other bedroom, upstairs, bird and barn|
|same barn, from a different room|
|standing and staring, on the stairs upstairs, showing the stairs outside|
|front door, our stone steps|
|looking up toward the driveway|
|The woods in the background are also in the next photo.|
Now, in honor of the current American political crisis, here is an eastern Kentucky
May your 2013 be filled with wonders. Ann