Thursday, April 25, 2013 Home

Photo Thursday: The Beauty of Spring Snow

Spring has been late to arrive in Minnesota this year, but it has reminded me that you need not travel far to find beautiful photos.

These were taken two days ago near my home. Today this snow is almost entirely gone, as it is more ephemeral (and thus even more beautiful?) than the cherry blossoms that will (eventually) burst into bloom.
This is my contribution to Travel Photo Thursday at Nancie's Budget Traveler's Sandbox. Head on over and see what she's posted this week and then follow the links to images from around the world.
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At April 25, 2013 10:18 AM, Anonymous Marisol@TravelingSolemates said...

Hi Cindy, those are stunning photos. I particularly love the photo of the snowy tree against the red wall; what a beautiful contrast.

At April 25, 2013 11:49 AM, Anonymous Karen Dawkins said...

I appreciate your optimism, but I will always be thankful I moved south -- away from spring snow! Lovely photos!

At April 25, 2013 5:52 PM, Anonymous Maria Alexandra @LatinAbroad said...

Those photos are gorgeous: I love snowing shots! But I must admit, I do preferred the beach… ;)

- Maria Alexandra

At April 26, 2013 2:16 AM, Blogger Muza-chan said...

Great photos :)

At April 26, 2013 10:50 AM, Anonymous Lisa from Gone With The Family said...

Beautiful photos! I've been complaining about our late-to-arrive spring but at least our snow is long gone!

At April 26, 2013 4:01 PM, Blogger Travel Gal said...

Thanks! I had beautiful light to work with.

At April 26, 2013 4:02 PM, Blogger Travel Gal said...

I guess if winter is goign to drag on, I should at least be greatful that it is beautiful! Now it has suddenly gotten warm, but everything is brown and mushy looking - bring on the flowers.

At April 26, 2013 4:03 PM, Blogger Travel Gal said...

I'm eager to join all you warm weather beachy people!

At April 26, 2013 6:19 PM, Blogger Jan Robinson said...

We have never lived in a snowy place so I am always intrigued by snow photos. I love the look of them, but I wonder if I could live with it. Of course we have had skiing holiday - but that's different :) The photographs are beautiful - I cannot choose a favourite they are all excellent.

At April 27, 2013 10:27 AM, Blogger Travel Gal said...

Thanks for your kind words. It was so beautiful - but better in short doses!

At April 27, 2013 3:32 PM, Anonymous Cathy Sweeney said...

Just love it when the snow is on branches like that. Although I also know that winter is long enough in the Midwest without snow in April. Beautiful pics.


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