{ Spring Snow }

Yes, snow… on April 18th.  To me, this is no big deal.  Being a northern Minnesota girl, we typically expect one more good snowstorm in April before spring really comes later in May.  Easter to me has never meant frolicking in a pink dress through tall green grass looking for eggs in the bright sunshine.  It usually meant bundling up in our winter coats and muddy boots to fly kites in Grandma’s backyard. That is, as long as it wasn’t pouring rain or snowing  😉

West Michigan, however, must not be used to this… my facebook feed was a flood of lamenting over the unexpected snow. No complaints from me, it gave me a chance to try out my new macro lens. And to breathe that fresh crisp air that only a snowfall can bring. 🙂

undefinedundefinedundefinedundefinedundefinedundefinedundefinedundefinedundefinedundefinedundefined Try to enjoy these last little goodbye kisses from winter  🙂  Full spring will be here soon enough!

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  • Matt FoutyApril 19, 2011 - 8:55 am

    Stunning! I want to see that fourth picture in canvas wrap form on a nice wall somewhere.

  • Sarah Takens via FacebookApril 19, 2011 - 9:05 am

    Beautiful! You made the snow appear like diamonds on the branches!

  • Colleen Patricia Bray via FacebookApril 19, 2011 - 9:07 am

    Gorgeous.

  • Bradley James Vanderson via FacebookApril 19, 2011 - 9:32 am

    Don’t you just love your 100mm?! We just got the same one a few weeks ago and can’t get enough of it!!

  • Melissa KayApril 19, 2011 - 12:26 pm

    What a gorgeous combination of spring and winter. So pretty, Kristen!

  • Kristen DrufkeApril 19, 2011 - 12:28 pm

    Gorgeous photos! I love how the snow just pops off the yellow flowers!

  • Kristin HApril 19, 2011 - 1:54 pm

    beautiful! I love the all-yellow shot with snow crystal….so pretty! and I love your positive attitude about winter’s “goodbye kisses” 🙂

  • LibbyApril 20, 2011 - 1:15 pm

    Gorgeous! You make that snow actually look appealing…though I think I’ll stick to my 88* weather 😉

  • GretchenApril 20, 2011 - 4:05 pm

    ooh, these are gorgeous Kristen! The combo of spring buds + snow is beautiful . . . as long as the cold doesn’t end up killing the spring blooms!! 🙂

  • Deborah NorthcuttApril 21, 2011 - 9:53 am

    Great post! Stunning beauty of nature. I always feel wonderful and happy when the spring is coming. It sounds like something new is coming. You know, it’s just wonderful! Thanks for sharing! 😀

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