Still Learning To See



I love this month of dark changes and contrasts, small bits of color, and getting ready for winter.

In the late afternoon yesterday clouds billowed over Hubbard Park as the kettle of Turkey Vultures once again slowly circled to roost.

And early this morning a full moon, clouds racing over it, framed through the bare limbs of the Red Maple.

Welcome, November!

This entry was published on November 5, 2017 at 10:03 am. It’s filed under Clouds, Fall colors, Hubbard Park, John Snell, John Snell Photographer, Leaves, Moon, Photograph, Trees, Vermont and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

2 thoughts on “November

  1. Ah, John–you and Henry see the beauty not just in the sunshine and summer, but in the fog and chill 🙂

    “The thinnest yellow light of November is more warming and exhilarating than any wine they tell of. The mite which November contributes becomes equal in value to the bounty of July.”
    – Henry David Thoreau

    Each season has its own beauty–and November’s is special. Emily Dickinson said:
    “November always seemed to me the Norway of the year.” And Norway is a magical place for those who “love this month of dark changes and contrasts.”

    Thanks, John–welcome November!

  2. a beautiful post! thank you, John. Yes! “Dark changes and contrasts” And, to Julia for the thought from Thoreau.

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