Dreaming of a White Christmas

We are finally getting snow in Kansas, even though it is only a light dusting, and the temperatures have dropped dangerously across the country.  I am feeling homesick for South Dakota’s gorgeous winterscape.  Can you guess why?

—G

Ross the Dog frolicking in the snow.  Rapid City, South Dakota.

Ross the Dog frolicking in the snow. Rapid City, South Dakota.

Our beautiful pine tree, covered with a blanket of frost.

Our beautiful pine tree, covered with a blanket of frost.

Frost Spikes 3

Huge frost spikes on the pine in our yard. Do you see our friendly snowman in the background?

Our old barrel.  Can you see Ross the Dog, still frolicking in the background?

Our old barrel. Can you find Ross the Dog, still frolicking in the background?

Frosted Fence 2

A view of the street and a neighbor’s yard through sharply frosted fence links. Rapid City, SD.

A Black Hills Aspen covered with a light blanket of frost.

A Black Hills Aspen covered with a light blanket of frost.

A frozen leaf on our back patio, Rapid City, South Dakota.

A frozen leaf on our back patio, Rapid City, South Dakota.

A pleasant snowman, Rapid City, South Dakota.

A pleasant snowman, Rapid City, South Dakota.

A snow giant made by my husband and daughters on a nice sunny South Dakota day!

A snow giant made by my husband and daughters on a nice sunny South Dakota day!

Ross running as fast as he can!

Ross running as fast as he can!

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