Friday, November 25, 2011

Photo Friday: Winter is just over the roofline

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photo copyright 2011, Judith Nijholt-Strong.  all rights reserved.
Winter Is Just Over the Roofline
The Netherlands ~ November 25, 2011

Tops of poplar trees, over the roofs of the houses across the street from my house in the Netherlands, are what I see daily from my attic studio window. Throughout the year, I am fascinated with gorgeous skies, shimmering summer leaves, the bleakness of winter, rain, fog, snow, the simple, the full or the empty, always changing view.

It's often an inspiring and informative view - to me. These trees are consistantly a reliable portent of things to come (better than the weather reports). Today the trees are telling me that winter will soon be upon us. :o)

Judy
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2 comments:

Patty said...

Do you have a fireplace or wood stove? I haven't seen a wood stove in Holland, but perhaps a nice, cozy fire in front of which you can curl up and sip hot cocoa and dream of next year's trips...

J. Nijholt-Strong said...

Nope, no fireplace in this house.
House has central heating though and I also have a warm Dutchman to snuggle with. ;):D

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