(Wintery) Mixed Feelings

5 Mar
The Road Home

The Road Home

See what I did there??  Wintery mix? Get it??

Well, we’ve made it to March.  Spring is just around the corner.  I mean, it’s still 5 degrees out, but officially we have less than 20 days left of winter and I honestly can not wait for warmer weather.  I mean…Northern lights, Iceland, dog sledding…they’re all on the to-do list.  But with none of those being in my immediate future, the next best thing would be a few 60 degree days.  Please and thank you.

So…where do the mixed feelings come in?  New England can be so dang quaint in the winter.

Wrapped in Soft Silence

Wrapped in Soft Silence

The first photo is a pretty typical scene around these parts.  Old tobacco sheds are found all over the top half of the state, and when I stumbled (aka, took an adventure-drive) on the scene, it immediately felt like home.

The second photo is from what I like to remember as Narnia-Day.  It was our first snow fall of the year, and it was one of those soft, gentle falls that feels like you’re walking through a Walt Whitman poem.  Or the Wardrobe.  If I were in a movie (other than a CS Lewis flick), I would look up at the falling snow, with my hands in the air while the camera spun around me, focusing on the snowflakes landing in my eyelashes.  Yeah, it was that kind of day.

So, until we start to see a few warmer days, which…did I mention…I’m looking forward to?…then I will try to remember to appreciate the beauty (and the hot cocoa) of the hardest season of the year.  Now, move over Starks!  Spring is coming.

7 Responses to “(Wintery) Mixed Feelings”

  1. Rob Moses Photography March 5, 2014 at 3:16 pm #

    Cool shots!

  2. Raed Al-Jawad March 11, 2014 at 7:21 pm #

    I liked the first shot composition and the colors of winter .. we miss it here in California

    • seeingspotsphoto March 12, 2014 at 7:21 pm #

      I have a photo-friend in Cali, and he says the same thing. haha I think just like anything, though, eventually you’d wish for the warmth again. :-)

  3. bkrasinski March 11, 2014 at 8:34 pm #

    I love this photo. Wonderful shot of a great structure at the perfect time of the day! Very nice!

    • seeingspotsphoto March 12, 2014 at 7:31 pm #

      Thank you so much for the kind words and the reblog. CT is covered with these old barns and tobacco sheds…they’re a lot of fun to explore and photograph!

  4. bkrasinski March 11, 2014 at 8:36 pm #

    Reblogged this on Brendan Krasinski and commented:
    Loved this photo by SeeingSpotsPhoto and had to share. I just love the building – so curious to know what’s inside!

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