Kitsilano in the snow #2
Inspired by a magical morning on Kitsilano Beach after the snowfall before Xmas, which I posted about in backdrop to a life: part 2
and which was also the inspiration for the first of the year
The Gift of the Four Treasures
has once again weaved its magic spell with the superpower
that resides in its brushes and ink.
Looks like the beginning of a new series for a new year.
Cookie Monster starts with C, being photobombed here by Grover, and not forgetting Bert and Ernie, all names that cannot help but make you smile. They certainly did for our beautiful granddaughter after Xmas.
“The trumpet of a prophecy! O Wind,
If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?”
from Ode to the West Wind
Percy Bysshe Shelley, 1820
These hoarfrost covered leaves, resilient in our winter wonderland,
will soon be freed to welcome spring.
Vancouver’s winterwonderland continues.
Kitsilano in the snow, a new painting for a new year.
The golden hour and the Vancouver skyline at the end of New Year’s Day 2017.