Cold Beauty

I’m losing interest in the cold beauty of winter.

I’d previously stated that photography had the power to make me forget about little things like…the cold…frostbitten fingers.  What was I thinking?   My fingers were so cold, I lasted 20 minutes the other day when I got this picture.  I’m ready for 70 degree temperatures again!

Frosted Outline

I had to take a break from roller derby photo editing to do something artistic.  This lead me to an area called Sudden Valley, where it remained cold enough for the frost to survive the day.    It outlined the foliage in a way I found very beautiful.

This has nothing to do with the picture, but I just realized it’s February 1 already – which means I can now say I’ll be back in Ireland next month!   I’m actually looking forward to returning more than the Nikon I plan on buying later this month.  I know, weird!   Life for me is still more about the experiences and the people.  Photography is hands down my favorite hobby, but it can never fill that void I’ve felt since leaving Ireland.