Rainy Day

I’m starting to wonder if we will get any significant snowfall this winter. We’ve had less than 2″ so far; apparently the D.C. area is in a snow hole this season. I’m tired of cold rain, but since I was heading into the woods this morning anyway, I brought my camera along to see if I could find anything interesting.

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And I found a red fox, or rather it found me! It had beautiful bright orange fur and a big fluffy tail, and it was running directly toward me. When I recovered from my shock and reached up to remove my lens cap it saw me and dashed into a thicket, and despite my searching, I couldn’t find it again.

But I found some interesting thorns with the rain on them.

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I like the upside down trees in the raindrops.

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And I thought these pine branches were very pretty, with raindrops sparkling on the bright green needles.

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While I admit that I’m glad to be indoors again, dry and cozy and sipping a hot coffee, it was fun to get outside and play a bit.

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About rbpepper

Rebecca is an artist, writer, and photographer with degrees in Theater and Social Work, and is currently a Stay at Home Mom to her three kids. Some part of her house is always a mess, she lets her kids paint on the table and design their own costumes, and she makes excellent allergen-free cookies. She lives with her equally creative husband and children in a part of Virginia known for being "pretty close to Dulles Airport", and dreams of moving to an old farmhouse in New England.
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3 Responses to Rainy Day

  1. Darrell Breed says:

    I attribute the lack of snow to my purchasing a snow blower this year. Sort of the winter version of washing your car to make it rain in the summer.

  2. Pingback: Fox and Hawks | Rebecca Breed Pepper

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