As I read a library book, the sky changes. Light arrives, and grey colors, with some blue here and there. The last Saturday in February. Spring soon. 22 more words
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ON A FEBRUARY AFTERNOON, sunshine heats the earth, slants shadows upon snow fallen fresh that morning. It is a rare day of respite from a too-cold winter in Minnesota and I am anxious to get outside. 335 more words
The top photo, of a brick facade in downtown Paducah, Ky., is the original. The second one is with Photoshop’s anti-distortion feature applied (inexpertly). Not that either one of these photos is particularly good, but I’m not sure I prefer the “fixed” version, which I gather mimics the effect of a shift-tilt lens. Canon PowerShot S40.
I always want to read thrillers and suspense in late winter. It’s a great time of year to hunker down with books, and something about the cold and dark lends itself to darker stories. 286 more words