Enjoying the silence of the snowfall

Just a Spoonful of Psycho

When the temperatures stay at a reasonable level during a snow storm one of my favorite past times is to wrap up against the frigid temps and head out for a walk. Whether in the woods or just down my street there is something truly peaceful about the silence that sets in during a significant snow fall. Your feet no longer make a sound on the ground below you, people have headed off the streets to the comforts of their warms homes and most of the critters too. For a moment I indulge in the idea that there are no computers, no cellphones and that suddenly we have been launched back to a simpler time when you could find these moments of pure tranquility more often without the constant hum of electricity in the air. A week ago today those of us here in Flagstaff started to dig out from…

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