The past week was cold and wintry. It seemed that we had a clipper blow through every day, dropping a couple of inches of snow, then moving on. That meant daily shoveling (oh yeah!) and lots of overcast days with gray skies. But one morning I woke up, looked to the east, and thought there might be some clearing skies and a beautiful sunrise. I quickly dressed, covered up in multiple layers, and ventured out into the cold early dawn to Como Park. Best part was that I wasn’t disappointed. The thin layer of clouds to the east allowed the sun to reflect its brilliant colors onto the sky and it became of palette of beautiful hues. As quickly as the colors of the dawn reached its crescendo, it likewise disappeared to the brightness of a sunny day, all reflected in the snow covering the ground.
Gorgeous photo–love the sky and tree contrast
Thanks, Linda. I bet you could “feel” the cold when you saw the image.
I hope you enjoyed the silence. Clouds and sun..can’t go wrong.
You pegged it, Joani; the silence was wonderful. Such a stillness when the snow muffles the hum of daily life.
Beautiful! Absolutely beautiful!
Great photo, almost makes it worthwhile enduring the cold for the image capture!!!!! Remember some of those sunrises and the cold!
You are so very right, Doris. My fingers feel the cold first, and they got pretty numb this morning. But after seeing the images, it was all worth it. Just needed a hot cup of coffee to wrap my hands around and I was fine. Thanks for your comments!