Thursday, February 16, 2012

Snow tornado

After lunch, I decided to go for a walk and enjoy the beautiful weather. For hours I dwelled through the woods, most of the time wading knee-deep through the snow. It was tough walking, but it felt great being out there all alone. Or should I say almost alone? For during the entire hike, I was accompanied by the roaring wind and the sun rays shining through the trees.


On my way home, I passed through a big open field where the wind was blowing fiercely, the most powerful gales blowing big clouds of powder snow from the ground into the air. When I had crossed the field and was about to go into the forest again, I turned around for a last peek, just in time to see a snow tornado literally following in my footsteps. What a sight!

Almost home, I passed an old farm where I stood for a while watching the snow being blown of the roof of one of the barns.

3 comments:

  1. Beautiful! Thanks for sharing. I probably should have left you a comment long ago when I starting following your blog. I'm Jessica's Aunt in the States. I've really enjoyed your pictures and lovely commentary this last year or so. Linda

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  2. Thanks for the insights to your life in the woods. Wish I had your life. I love winter myself but here in America this year it has been almost nonexistant. Keep the posts coming.

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  3. Linda: Thanks for the compliment.

    Tim: You're welcome. Thus far, winter in Sweden had been mild, too. Although it's freezing and everything is beautifully covered with snow, Jack Frost hasn't shown his teeth yet.

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