Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Snow Day!

We are supposed to get a wicked ice storm (which doesn't happen too often here) today, so I decided to take a snow day. It's nice to sit and watch the snow fall, knowing I don't have to go anywhere. I am still waiting for the freezing rain to fall - could it be that the weather people were wrong again? I am aghast!

I'm also working on beaded gifts today - not liking the way they're turning out. Looks like I'll have to do some adaptation.

I stumbled across the strangest, most awesome thing in the grocery store the other night. Fingered citron, otherwise known as the Hand of Buddha. Guess it's used for fruitcakes and other holiday goodies, but I love the fruit's shape! None of the fruits were alike - every one was completely different in shape and the number of fingers.


I intended to do a photographic study of it when I came across it in the grocery store, so I took some photographs today. Here they are.


I also made a short video clip of the snow falling. Enjoy!

video

Today's quote comes from Joseph Wood Krutch: The snow itself is lonely or, if you prefer, self-sufficient. There is no other time when the whole world seems composed of one thing and one thing only.

3 comments:

bella said...

I love snow days.
Especially at the beginning of winter, before I've come to resent the cold.
These photos are wild. Very cool.

The Lone Beader said...

Everyone seems to be having ice storms... :/

Kathy McCreedy said...

I really loved your snow video! And I loved Oswald, too! Thank you for visiting my blog and especially for taking the time to leave me a comment... I really appreciate it!