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What Snowflakes Sing

It is pretty wellknown that we Birds are responsible for bringing our native Minnesota’s snowy weather with us out to Colorado this year. Colorado Springs had a couple heavy snowfalls last week while Minnesota, which last year had about 3 feet at this point, has nothing much to speak of.

Sorry, or, Thank you. Take whichever you prefer.

Have you ever looked at a snowflake? My sister has this coffe table book called Snowflakes: Featuring the Amazing Micro-Photography of Kenneth Libbrecht. This is the first year that I have actually looked through the whole thing. Breathtaking.

(See more about the subject at www.SnowCrystals.com)

original photo: Kenneth Libbrecht

Throughout the book there are a number of quotes.  Allow me to share some with you.

AND HERE COMES THE SNOW, A LANGUAGE IN WHICH NO WORD IS EVER REPEATED.

-William Mathews (1942-1997),
an American poet and essayist Continue reading →