Our snow wasn’t as epic as predicted, but we still pretended Saturday was a snow day. There were waffles, House of Cards, and there was quiet time.

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I took these shots at dawn through a screened window. Although it’s not a stunning view, it’s one I contemplate over often. Skip the manicured landscapes of my neighborhood; this a more intimate look at backyards: sagging power lines, dormant gardens, the slow wakening.

Stay safe. And stay warm, friends.