Aliens in the Apple

Black and white trees

Franci 20 Mar 2015 B&W Nature Photography Weather

I love the way leaf-less trees look so stark in black and white.

These photos were taken in Prospect Park, Brooklyn a couple of years back.

And this one in Lancaster County.

March was heralded in by a snowstorm, and it looked like this in front of our house just a couple of weeks ago:


Now that it’s mid-March, we’ve had some lovely warmer days, the snow piles have mostly melted and there’s a hopeful feeling in the air, but the trees are still stark and leafless. Not for long, though!

EDIT: I wrote this post earlier this week. Today, on the first official day of spring (and my birthday, no less), we are experiencing another snowstorm. Can you believe that?! Enough with the snow, already! :-)

Comments (4)

evaholder 20 Mar 2015 at 9:53am

Thanks for the photos! I feel like that is Grandpa shoveling snow in the last picture.

Franci 20 Mar 2015 at 2:53pm

It’s our elderly neighbor, Salvatore. He’ll be out there sweeping the snow even while it’s snowing!

Laurel 22 Mar 2015 at 3:06am

Well, there’s one little boy over here who would love to visit you and play in all that snow!! Hendrik keeps talking about snow wistfully - so enjoy it on his behalf though no doubt you’re tired of it on your own account right now. :-)

Lois Hoyt 24 Mar 2015 at 6:02am

Those are quite some piles of snow!