Winter Hits the Mitten

Normally I don’t post personal pictures because I don’t want anybody to get that sinking feeling you have when you’re at somebody’s house and they whip out the family photo album, so I beg your forgiveness for just a moment.

We’re getting our first major snowfall of the winter, and I was outside at dusk taking a picture of the snow covered pine trees and the flash on the digital camera reflected off the snow and made an effect that I thought was pretty cool — or maybe I’m just getting old:


And a little earlier, what winter day would be complete without heading over to the football field to indulge in our hobby of kicking field goals. Here’s my son trying about a 20-yarder:


What can I say… it helps kill time until the pool is open.

Author: Doug Powers

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