01-04-12 Rural Scene

So here’s a token winter shot, offered primarily to balance all the tropical photos I’ve been posting lately. On the day I took this photo it was, as my mother used to say, “Damp cold!” That was as close to swearing as my mom ever got. So you have an idea of what Cheri is…

12-17-12 Winterscape

I went wading through snow that was calf deep to get this shot. Twice. Was it worth it? I’d say so, but only because the drive north of town in mysterious winter fog, the trek through snow and the framing of the frost lined trees was a small adventure and it got me out of…

12-08-12 A Taste of Winter

“So what does winter taste like?” you ask. It’s cold and bland, I suppose, though South Dakotans are a bit perverse when it comes to winter weather: as much as we might complain about snow and cold, we appreciate, and perhaps even savor, a snow storm such as the one that moved into our state…