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All That Glitters
12/16/2009 1:44:35 PM
December days are full of surprises.
The other morning, as the December sun warmed the crisp, cold air, tiny diamonds sparkled and winked at me just outside my kitchen window. At first glance it looked like falling snow, but then I realized it was ice crystals rapidly evaporating from the needles of our pine trees. With teacup in hand I watched hundreds of fairy-like particles float about in the bright sunlight, suspend for a minute or more, and then land softly on the ground or vanish as if by magic.

Meanwhile, a score of tiny black and brown birds hopped about the flowerbeds as they hunted through the bounty of seeds generously provided by the towering pines. And just above their bobbing heads and busy feet, silver flakes of glitter danced in the sun-filled, but frigid sky.

This phenomenon continued for the better part of an hour, or so it seemed. I couldn't pass up the opportunity and so I sat at the kitchen table and enjoyed the show. Occasions like this stick with me and I can't resist the impulse to record it. Even at this busy time of year, I look forward to the simple, yet memorable feats that nature has to offer. What's next on the agenda? After all winter is just around the corner.



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More Blogs by Donelle M. Knudsen
• Back and in Full Swing - Tuesday, November 12, 2013
• Cliffhangers . . . - Saturday, September 08, 2012
• Technology Brings Peace of Mind - Monday, September 03, 2012
• A Conference For All - Thursday, May 24, 2012
• To Live Well and Prosper - Monday, February 27, 2012
• Friends - Monday, January 23, 2012
• Dickens of a Writer - Friday, January 13, 2012
• So Far, December is Warmer Than Springtime - Thursday, December 29, 2011
• Get Ready, Set, Go - Thursday, November 24, 2011
• Coffee is My Friend - Friday, November 18, 2011
• How Much Will You Invest to Win? - Thursday, November 17, 2011
• Star Wars and The Wizard of Oz - Sunday, August 28, 2011
• Throw Your Heart At The Sky - Sunday, July 24, 2011
• In Memory - Monday, May 30, 2011
• Book Signings and More - Sunday, May 15, 2011
• Through the Tunnel of Love - Friday, April 29, 2011
• Grandparents - Sunday, April 03, 2011
• Finding the Heat - Sunday, March 06, 2011
• Slivers, Part II - Tuesday, February 15, 2011
• Slivers - Sunday, December 05, 2010
• Where Have All the Hummers Gone? - Saturday, September 18, 2010
• Don't Blink - Tuesday, July 13, 2010
• The Color of Love - Friday, June 25, 2010
• New Life - Thursday, April 29, 2010
• Gray on Grey - Thursday, February 25, 2010
• Chrysalis - Wednesday, January 13, 2010
•  All That Glitters - Wednesday, December 16, 2009  
• The Art of Connecting is Alive and Well - Monday, November 16, 2009
• Waiting for Inspiration? - Saturday, August 22, 2009
• Saying Goodbye to A Friend - Wednesday, July 22, 2009
• Sands of Time - Thursday, June 11, 2009
• Take a Walk in Someone Else's Shoes - Thursday, June 04, 2009
• Ready for a Straight Stretch of Road - Thursday, May 21, 2009
• Serendipity - Saturday, March 14, 2009
• Looking Forward - Wednesday, January 07, 2009
• Down Memory Lane - Tuesday, December 09, 2008
• What's Important to Me - Wednesday, November 12, 2008
• Standard Time Returns - Saturday, November 01, 2008
• Rested, Recouperated and Ready for Action - Wednesday, October 29, 2008
• Ready for Some Good News? - Wednesday, October 15, 2008
• Enough is Enough - Wednesday, October 08, 2008
• Season of Change - Tuesday, September 30, 2008
• Visit New York City in the Autumn and Don't Miss the Broadway Plays - Friday, September 05, 2008
• Politics, Back to School and Mr. Spock - Tuesday, August 26, 2008
• Life Changing Blessings From Things We Take For Granted - Tuesday, August 19, 2008
• Winning, Losing and Rekindling the Olympic Flame - Monday, August 11, 2008
• Eureka or That Aha Moment - Tuesday, August 05, 2008
• Off to the Agent - Sunday, August 03, 2008
• A Promise to Remember - Thursday, July 31, 2008
• Time in a Bottle - Friday, July 25, 2008


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