In northern Michigan, we don’t often have clear views of the sun in the winter. We have days when the sun makes breathtaking appearances in between lake effect bursts, and days when the sun coyly peaks out through foggy cloud drapes but never quite showing herself. And we seem to have countless days of gray skies, which are thankfully mitigated by a reflective carpet of snow on the ground.
Other things you photograph when you’re “trapped” inside. Pretend with me that my windows are clean, please
Occasionally, though, we have brilliant, blue-sky days. Days when the lights don’t go on until after sunset. Days that almost require sunglasses inside. Days when the outside beckons so strongly I find it difficult to work. Days like today.
Not actually from today, but they could be:
But, if it weren’t for days like yesterday, dark days when I’m not quite convinced the sun is still up there, days like today wouldn’t be so special, so worth treasuring. I love those days, when the sky won’t stop leaking snow, and the cold fluff piles up, but they make the winter blue-sky days seem that much brighter.
May all your dark days be followed by bright ones.