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01.27.2013 ~ of winter light and lost souls

by | Jan 28, 2013 | mourning, Santa Fe, snow, Stowe, sunset, trees, Vermont, winter

wiinter sunset light across the stowe mountains and treetops ~ by dawn chandler ~ oil on panel ~ 6 x 6 inches ~ copyright 2013 dawn chandler

Memories of lost loved ones seem to resound most strongly at the end of a winter’s day. I don’t know why that is. But this January evening finds me taking long breaks from my easel to look out of my west-facing window, to the hills silhouetted against the late-day sky… Reflecting on the many good, good souls I’ve known and now miss, wondering about the whys and what-fors….

Pictured here, another winter’s eve approaching, this one in Stowe, Vermont — the view from my friend, Heather’s house.