"I’m not going to tell you the story the way it happened. I’m going to tell it the way I remember it." ~ Great Expectations (the movie, 1998)
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
1/11/11 - Going, Going, but not Gone
Although the air temperature did not rise above the freezing mark today, the abundant sunshine started melting the snow. By a little after 3 p.m., when the above photo was taken, the asphalt on the roadway had warmed enough to completely clear away the snow, but what remains on the ground had shown little sign of melting. I left deep tracks where I walked on the way to and from bird feeders.
While I was looking at icicles hanging off the roof edge on the north side of the house, my attention was diverted to a white half-moon standing out clearly in the dark blue sky. I cropped and otherwise fooled around with the photo a bit with my Picasa editing program, but I like the effect. If you look closely, you can see two eyes and a nose, and a bit of a grin (for those with a good imagination.)
I have lots of work to do during the remainder of this week. Monday's routine church work, which was put off because of the weather, has to be done before the vestry meets at 5:30. Our church's annual congregational meeting will be held this coming Sunday after church, and I have budgets and reports to prepare before then.
That about wraps up day eleven of this new year. Tomorrow is also a day.