The snow crystals . . . come to us not only to reveal the wondrous beauty of the minute in Nature, but to teach us that all earthly beauty is transient and must soon fade way. But though the beauty of the snow is evanescent, like the beauties of the autumn, as of the evening sky, it fades but to come again.
Wilson A Bentley
Kennedy Space Center, Canaveral National Seashore, Florida
Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, Colorado
Nauset Beach, Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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Sea Side Cottages, Provincetown, Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico
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Lake Martin, Atchafalaya Basin, Louisiana
From barren brown stems to glistening leaf-buds;
from the leaf-buds to snowy virginity of bloom…
It was like a flute song forgotten in another existence and remembered again.
What? How? Why?
This singing she heard that had nothing to do with her ears.
The rose of the world was breathing out smell.
It followed her through all her waking moments and caressed her in her sleep.
Zora Neale Hurston
Photo taken at Fall Creek Falls State Park, Tennessee
Cheetah Run, Busch Gardens Tampa
Myombe Reserve, Busch Gardens Tampa
Turkey Run State Park, Indiana
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