Tag Archives: Winter

Give It Sweetness

22 Oct


“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.”

—John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley: In Search of America


Its Chill

20 Mar


“The air had lost the sharp heart of its chill. Winter’s back was broken.”

— Robert Goolrick (A Reliable Wife)

Happy First Day of Spring!

9 Mar


“Are the days of winter sunshine just as sad for you, too? When it is misty, in the evenings, and I am out walking by myself, it seems to me that the rain is falling through my heart and causing it to crumble into ruins.”

— Gustave Flaubert

Photograph A Ray of Sunshine by Claudia Dea (public domain)

Winter Is Not A Season

17 Dec


“Winter is not a season, it’s an occupation.”
― Sinclair Lewis

  • Title: Two towers–New York
  • Creator(s): Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946, photographer
  • Date Created/Published: 1914.
  • Public domain photograph from the Library of Congress

The Time For Comfort

15 Dec


“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.”
― Edith Sitwell
  • Title: The best part of coasting – the walk back
  • Creator(s): Nankivell, Frank A. (Frank Arthur), 1869-1959, artist
  • Date Created/Published: N.Y. : Published by Keppler & Schwarzmann, Puck Building, 1912 January 24.
  • Public domain illustration from the Library of Congress

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