We recently decided that it was finally time again for a hike. So we got the kids in the car, a few friends to join us, and drove up to Blue Lake (close to Cascade, ID). Blue Lake really is a special place. Even though it is still very close to “civilization” you feel like […]
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End of January a spontaneous trip to Bruneau Dunes State Park led to a very special experience for me and my family. As it was a cloudy and windy winter day nobody besides us had decided to go there (well, why would you). However, when we arrived, there was a big “hole” in the clouds, […]
Last weekend we had close to 20°C (65°F) and it really felt like spring is finally here. Besides the temperature and the (occasional) sunshine the first flowers are starting to show. Especially snowdrops are now everywhere in our garden.
I recently started a little photography project to capture things from a different angle. What I noticed is that “looking down” lets you see a lot of things you otherwise miss. We are typically busy scanning the area around us to see what’s happening so we don’t look at what is right at our feet.
Wow, we really got some snow this week! Right on January 2nd our town got covered in white and some more got added during the week. Besides the entertaining part of shoveling snow several times a day (yes, I consider that entertaining ;-)) it also made walks with the dog even more fun.
I went outside with my camera rather early on new year’s day to enjoy the (freezing) fresh air and the frosty nature. As expected there was hardly anyone out in the cold yet so it was a wonderful moment of “quiet” after a night of fireworks.