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Winter Wonderland

“To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake it is necessary to stand out in the cold.” – Aristotle “Advice is like the snow. The softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon and the deeper it sinks into the mind.” – Samuel Taylor Coleridge “It is the life of the crystal, the architect of the […]

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Frosty February

“Go to the winter woods: listen there, look, watch, and the ‘dead months’ will give you a subtler secret than any you have yet found in the forest.” – Fiona Macleod, Where the Forest Murmurs “Why, what’s the matter, that you have such a February face, so full of frost, of storm and cloudiness?” – […]

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Jest in January

“The hiss was now becoming a roar—the whole world was a vast moving screen of snow—but even now it said peace, it said remoteness, it said cold, it said sleep.” – Conrad Aiken, American Pulitzer Prize-winning author “January is here, with eyes that keenly glow. A frost-mailed warrior striding a shadowy steed of snow.” – […]