Tagged with Winter beauty

Chill Outside

In winter on the Northern Plains, everything pauses in layers of snow.  Nature highlights what is hidden.  Favorite plants around us receive ornaments. In our suspended animation, tree buds swell in the promise of coming spring.  We are so fortunate to see it.

Time for Quiet

Winter in South Dakota allows for moments of quiet if we take them. Recently we’ve had ice and snow that temporarily block travel and slow the days. Enjoy them with us. These goldenrod are now bejeweled. So are native switchgrass. Trees get crowns as well. When it snows long, Eastern red cedar turn into fanciful … Continue reading