Winter Wonderland Photo & Poem PLUS Reminder for ZOOM Cooking Class

My friend Jackie sent me two photos of what she calls her Winter Wonderland. I choose the one she took of her backyard, because it abuts a small forest of trees where deer come out and nibble in her yard. I penned a short rhyme to go with the photo.
Thanx, Jackie!


Winter Wonderland

Trees in winter—- bare limbs blanketed with first snow

are part of the winter wonderland—a beautiful sight.

Even without their leaves, the trees give me delight.


Each season the trees wear a different “costume:”

Granny Smith green in Spring and gem tones in Fall.

Summer’s leaves are lush; even in Winter, trees enthrall.


I love the trees all year long,

enjoying these beauties in every season.

Celebrate trees, whatever the reason!

P.S. I received a greeting card with a quote by Ralph Waldo-Emerson that seems perfect for this photo & poem:

Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.


My ZOOM cooking class starts Friday, Feb. 5th at 10:30 a.m. EST, with a focus on everyday foods
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Here is a photo of avocado stuffed egg whites, one of the recipes:

P.S. Pictures of Trees in Winter

Yesterday I posted information about trees, the Jewish holiday celebrating the trees, and information about the American Forests organization.

Early this morning I went down to the small gym in our condo to exercise. The main wall is a large picture window from which I can see all the trees in the back of the condo. The light was just skimming the tops of the trees and about 5 minutes after taking these photos, the sky went dark. But I wanted to capture the trees in the early morning light, which I did.

While I love the leaves of autumn, there is something starkly beautiful about bare trees in winter….and here are some photos to prove it!




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