necessity of winter

  • Beauty in Darkness

    Beauty in Darkness // Winter

    Dena December 11, 2017

    “I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says, ‘Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.’” Over the weekend, we had our first snowfall of the season. Late in the morning, the snow began to fall and it just kept falling and falling until…

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  • The Necessity of Winter

    Dena February 16, 2011

    There is nothing easy about an absence of light or an absence of warmth. In fact, many people suffer from a recognized mood disorder called winter depression or winter blues. “People who have normal mental health throughout most of the year experience depressive symptoms in…

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