Snowy Sunday = Three Lakes – Three Views

October 25 2020 was a snowy day. The temperature was 27 degrees F. Too low a temp for my Camera, took my phone with me to the three Lakes in Minneapolis because I had been inside for too long…fresh air badly needed.

Lake of the Isles Photos:

Euclid Street Tableau by Lake of the Isles © CKatt 10-25-2020
Joggers and Lone Goose Lake of the Isles© CKatt 10-25-2020
Runner & Dog Walking Lake of the Isles © CKatt 10-25-2020
Dog Walking Lake of the Isles © CKatt 10-25-2020

The snow was falling even though the photos may not show the flakes. iPhone zoom shows the snow falling in this shot above. The earth and sky blended softly by the flakes to my human eyes.

Lake Bde Maka Ska:

The Goose adventures…they haven’t left yet?

Browsing Geese Walking Lake Bde Maka Ska © CKatt 10-25-2020
Bicyclist parting the Geese Lake Bde Maka Ska © CKatt 10-25-2020
More Browsing Geese Browsing Lake Bde Maka Ska © CKatt 10-25-2020
Whoa. Wait! The geese spotted me! Better run girl! Lake Bde Maka Ska © CKatt 10-25-2020

Lake Harriet Rose Garden:

Lake Harriet Rose beds © CKatt 10-25-2020

The Roses are put to bed

Tucked in under leaves

The snow falls briskly

from grey clouds

Here stands a last Hydrangea

Bold against the cold

Leaves curling, but yet undaunted

by the rising wind.

Where are the roses

Have they survived?

The Red Drift!

A small sweet surprise

appears snow splashed

as I stoop to capture

a last hurrah.

The delicate shape of

red blossoms’ array

lift above the leaves decay.

Red Rose Petals on the snow CKatt 10-25-2020

My frozen fingers fumble in

The wind that blows snow

around the winter garden

 and drives me away with the cold…

A last look – red petals buried in white snow –

My one regret is that I cannot linger outside

while the last of the roses still have a place of pride.

Lake Harriet Rose Garden on a snowy day CKatt -10-25-2020

Thanks for stopping by my kitchen.

Have a peaceful day wherever you may be.

About kunstkitchen

Visual artist and writer hunting words, languages, visions, and insight in my kitchen - connecting Art (Kunst) and culture and slow food cooking. Classically trained artist. Paint and draw with traditional materials. Live in the Northland where it's six months of winter. Appreciate the little things in life. Sharing food and art experiences and the lessons that my talented and generous friends have given me.
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4 Responses to Snowy Sunday = Three Lakes – Three Views

  1. mydangblog says:

    Are those real people in the tableau? Very interesting, and love the pictures of the flowers covered in snow. As for the Evil Lake Chickens, when you see them in a gang like that, you better run!

  2. anne leueen says:

    Great photos. We had snow here today too but not too much. There a about 100 geese in the field next to our house, It was a corn field until last Friday when it was harvested. Now the geese peruse the field pecking about looking for corn kernels that fell to the ground. Nice to see the roses still with color even when covered with snow. Stay warm if you can.

    • kunstkitchen says:

      Thanks, so much. The geese here must be fed by people that’s one reason they stick around. The roses were amazing. You too. Let’s hope for a mild winter.

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