Monthly Archives: January 2016

Powder!

It’s Sunday, January 10. At the Sierra Nevada ski resorts, the temperature forecasts are for highs below freezing and lows in the teens and single digits. The powdery snow, which settled as single lacy crystals, will stay soft, loose and unmelted. This … Continue reading

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Silence of the snowy forest

In the snowy winter forests of the Sierra there is a sense of quiet and peace. Sound is absorbed and muffled by the snow. I have often stood on a snowy overlook and soaked in this silence and peace. The silence … Continue reading

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