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Friday, January 7, 2011

Sweet Snowfall

Winter came down to our home one night
Quietly pirouetting in on silvery-toed slippers of snow,
And we, we were children once again.
~Bill Morgan, Jr.

It's snowing here on this winter day, and I am already to play in the snow. I love walking in a snowfall...listening to the quiet, reaching up to the beauty, hoping to catch a snowflake. 
Perhaps a bowl of tomato soup and Saltines for lunch....mmm, yummy.
oh, and a cup of hot cocoa to wash it down....
and a child of the snow, I will be!
How about you?

What are your plans today? Do you have snow?
Enjoy whatever it is you are doing...

Winter must be cold for those with no warm memories.
~From the movie An Affair to Remember

18 comments:

Marlene said...

Hi Heather, love the new banner. You made me remember how I felt about snow as a child, I did love playing in it and tomato soup was the lunch of choice. The snow is gone and been replaced by rain, next snowfall I will remember what I liked about it and enjoy it.

EVA said...

Tomato soup, saltines and hot chocolate... Wow! That brings back memories!! (And I always added pieces of velveeta cheese to the soup...)

Lovely piece and fabulous new header!!

Jennifer Bower said...

Oh, yeah! I too love the new banner. Very eye-catching. I am with you on being a snow baby, especially since we don't see much of it here. BUT - just heard that they are calling for a 2-day event on Mon/Tues. We shall see. We don't really have places to sled but my daughter and I love to take Rufus for a long walk. He LOVES to catch the snowballs we toss up in the air.
Today, I am at work and then once home I will be at the rearranging/redecorating project underway. Once complete we will have unencumbered places to work/play/sleep. And I can then get back to the joy of creating. Happy weekend and hopefully I will have something to share on Sunday!

michele said...

How great that you start the new year on such a happy note! I love the snow, but we don't get it here near the coast..I make a point to enjoy it on a winter morning walk, where I can "visit" the blanketed peaks off in the distance! :o)

Susanna said...

again a happy illustration here!!
it is a pleasure to pass by!!
have a nice weekend!

Julia Christie said...

Love the new look Heather! It's so fun! It is raining cats and dogs here and very windy! I wanted to go get a walk in this morning after dropping the little ones off at school, but it is just too darn wet!
so went and had some coffee with my sweetie at our favorite coffee shop instead!

Tomato soup sounds divine. My mom used to put chuncks of pepper cheese in it and let it melt away. Yummy!

Smiles

Betsy said...

It's snowing here in Ohio, too! It's been coming down so lovely all day...mesmerizing! And as always, your drawing is adorable!

Missy said...

This looks great colored, love it!

SaraLynn said...

We have LOTS of snow here!

Also, this looks fantastic with the colors! <3

AtelierBrigitte said...

She seems very happy with all that snow! Lovely illo.

IVYALLOVER said...

another fun and happy piece! Thanks again for making me smile just in time for the weekend ♥

Peggy Stermer-Cox said...

Hi Heather, Festive illustration and post. I liked the way you worked in the poetry and your own enthusiasm. The color and drawing of your illustration are wonderful!

CrowNology said...

Hi Heather,
Thanks for the comments and the birthday wishes!
I love snow and by this point in the year we usually have a little...But all November and December we have had rain and fog...It really bothers me...No Snow!
I love this illustration!
xo
A

Krista said...

Hooray!! This is blissfully exuberantly happy! Love the new header!

Enjoy the snow, and the hot chocolate!

Missy said...

Hi again!
I am passing on to you The Stylish Blogger Award. Why, cuz I like your blog! If you choose to accept this award of awesomeness you have to pay it forward to fifteen other blogs and post about it and in the post say seven things about yourself. If you want you can check out my post: http://melissalibanillustrations.blogspot.com/2011/01/ooh-im-stylish-blogger.html
Bye!

Jehanne said...

this is gorgeous!! Love the colours.

And I too am nominating/passing on the stylish blogger award to you too :)
You've got a great blog :)

Christie said...

Hi Heather,
I how this one is more of a close up! The texture on the scarf is great!

Also.....

I too selected you to receive a “Stylish Blogger Award” because I think your art rocks! If you would like to accept the award you just post 7 things about yourself and send it on to 15 other blogs you love! ☺

You can see my post here if you would like to join the fun! ☺
http://christiesscribblesandstitches.blogspot.com/2011/01/stylish-blogger-award.html

Thank you for all the inspiration you share on your blog!

Heather said...

WOW! A HUGE thank you to Missy, Jehanne and Christie....I can't thank you enough for the blog awards! It means so much to me to hear that you enjoy my blog, I so love putting it together. You ALL are so sweet to have given me this. I am defintely going to accept and I will post about it in the AM. Thank you!!!!!