Embracing Winter Mind

First, listen to “The Snow Man” by Wallace Stevens to help you get into “a mind of winter.”

Then, here’s some examples of how I’ve been embracing winter mind:

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Lighting candles against morning darkness.
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Making silly snowmen with my son.
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Rising early to photograph the blue, blood #moon.
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Walking on frozen lakes at dusk.
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Noticing how light and shadows play together. Photo by HFP
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Stopping to listen to hearty, old winter buskers. Photo by HFP
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Hanging out in winter sun with Bilbo. #catsknowbest Photo by HFP
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Wearing cozy flannel #RedandWhite polka dot pajama pants.
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Celebrating #winterblooms, however small.
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Figuring out how to write while balancing a cat and computer on my lap.
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Reading a good book while enjoying a hot mug of tea. #amreading
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And, best of all, writing every day in January. #amwriting