T.G.I.F.

Snow had started falling from the Illinois sky, white crystallizations of water as pure as he felt… His thoughts had slowed to a happy medium, no slower than that, not yet. He stood for a moment on the sidewalk, amid the melting snowflakes, and wished the world could just stand still.

Jonathan Franzen, Crossroads: A Novel (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, October 5, 2021)


Photos: DK @ Daybreak. 6:15 to 6:435 am, January 7, 2022. 28° F, feels like 17° F. Cove Island Park, Stamford, CT. (More pictures from this morning here.)

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  1. Until it causes problems snowfall is beautiful.

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  2. See… I read the book… did I highlight this lovely passage? No, I do not have your gift.
    Perfect pairing.

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  3. Winter is here now in Ohio as well! Some hazards on roads, but not near like some other places. Stay safe and warm!

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  4. beautiful photos…

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  5. Nothing like the stillness of a snowy daybreak. Absolutely magical….

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  6. Just too beautiful!

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  7. Dave, Dave – i love these photos and also enjoyed the heck out of Franzen.

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  8. niasunset says:

    beautiful photographs dear David, Thank you, have a nice weekend, Love, nia

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  9. I do love snow ❄️☺️🤍🕊lovely words as well David ~ have a joyful day hedy💫

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  10. Reblogged this on It Is What It Is and commented:
    Snow started to fall!! … “Jonathan Franzen, Crossroads: A Novel (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, October 5, 2021).”

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  11. Lovely photos, but to me (to your blizzardy north), “Feels like 17°F” is a great reason to stay in bed!

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  12. Freeze.

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  13. Cold but pretty.

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  14. Hello friend! These are beautiful as are the ones on Instagram. I’m getting ready to post upon by Mary Oliver about Snow I would love to use one of these. There is one on Instagram of the tree standing alone that is really gorgeous. May I use it? With credits of course

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  15. Beautiful captures! So still 😊

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  16. Lovely images 🙂 My favorite is the photo with the stand of trees with snow, wind driven on one side of their trunks…glad you got a dusting…

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