To me there is nothing more beautiful than a snowy woods just after a fresh snowfall. This Tuesday’s picture also has another favorite subject of mine right through the center of the photo: a newly broken cross-country ski trail. This picture was taken last year in suburban Barrington, Illinois at Deer Grove Forest Preserve.
This picture is in honor of the snow storm that has hit Chicago today. We received more than 6 inches of new snow, so tomorrow will be a great time to hit the woods and see the magic that snow adds to a forest.
Every time I see a woods weighed down with snow it reminds me of the great poem by Robert Frost: Stopping by a woods on a snowy evening. Every school child has at one time had to read or recited the famous beginning verse: “Whose woods these are I think I know.”
It would be nice to spend the whole day tomorrow skiing in the woods as “the woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep, and miles to go before I sleep.”
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that’s wonderful, Ted! i hope you have a beautiful day!
Bravo, Ted. Yet again a wonderful photo. Please send us some of that snow.
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That’s beautiful! I know snow can be a big mess but when it falls, it is so quiet and beautiful! Love photos like this! Heck, this photo could have been taken in the South rather than Illinois! 🙂
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Beautiful photo! Heard it snowed heavily in Chicago. You must be in heaven!
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great looking trail, even though we are quite deprived of snow here in fla your photo brought forth the crisp rememberance of the smell of snowy woods , thanks!
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I like the photo of the snowy day in the woods. I agree with you. It’s perfectly eye-catching. There are several beautiful stuff out in the nature. Winter is very attractive with snow. We have got a bit of it one day in Tehran a few days ago. It happened after several years of no-snow winter days!
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Ah, I love the photo and the Frost. There’s no snow in my home right now (last winter we got pounded, though!). I rather miss the beauty of a white winter wonderland this season. Thanks for making me smile.
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In coastal North carolina where I live, 6 inches of snow would mean no school or work for a week! Snow really does carry a serenity all its own.
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