Happy Winter!

By Vladimir Brezina

Ailsa’s travel-themed photo challenge this week is Winter.

In NYC, meteorological Winter has been with us for quite some time. And with tomorrow’s Winter Solstice, astronomical Winter starts as well. But there is a silver lining—even though the coldest days are yet to come, from today the day length will steadily increase toward Spring…

In the meantime, Happy Winter!

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However, for reasons that can’t be gainsaid, we are off to Florida for a week’s paddling, in regions that even WordPress cannot reach… Happy Holidays, and see y’all when we get back!

66 responses to “Happy Winter!

  1. This picture is too sweet; it gives me a toothache! :) Have fun in Florida! Happy holidays. See you on the flip side.

  2. Enjoy the warmer climes and your holidays.

  3. The joys of Winter. Have fun in warm Florida.

  4. Ah! You caught the joy & guilelessness of childhood – ultimate joy!
    Have yourselves a wonderful & safe Holiday in the Sunshine State!

  5. So cute and Happy Holidays in warm weather to both of you!

  6. What a happy shot! Makes me want to giggle with her.

  7. Happy Winter! Happy Holidays! Have a fun and safe trip!

  8. So Cute! What a lovely shoot,,, I wanna hold her cheeks & kiss on them ;)

  9. Have a wonderful holiday and I will look forward to the posts on your return.

  10. it’s winter again, already, I can’t believe it.

  11. Great photo, Vladimir! Happy Solstice! Happy Holidays….

  12. What a happy photo! Brings back good memories of making snowmen in Central Park with my little sister. Made me smile!
    Wishing you a very Merry Christmas! :)

  13. Such a great photo! Have a wonderful holiday – we are having 40-degree (Celsius) heat here :)

  14. Have a wonderful time in Florida – can’t wait to see the pictures – wish I were there too!

  15. Ho Ho Ho Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to you and yours. Even with 18″ of snow I took no time to make a snowman lol then again ours was not the wet kind it was dry fluff thankfully :)

  16. happy happy holidays & Winter Solstice dearest Vlad & Johna! I’ll be in East Marion–thinking of you in FLA! (you have a pad to stay whilst paddling ’round the North Fork now!) xoxoxo c

    • Thanks so much, dear Christina!! A pied-à-terre on the North Fork is indeed a lovely thing to have, for kayaking or otherwise… :-) We wish you a most happy New Year, and hope to see you back in NYC sometime very soon!!

  17. Ah man, I wanna go to Florida too!! But we are going in spring – anyhow, hope you all enjoy the paddling – and love the picture of the snowman -

  18. Lovely photo, Vladimir. Happy Holidays to you and Johna.
    All the best,

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  20. very interesting blog , i follow you and will read you , and hope you the succeed, thanks for accepting me as a reader .

  21. That’s so cute! Merry Christmas :)

  22. Aww, adorable. Merry Christmas, Vlad and Johna, have a wonderful time off the grid in Florida. xxx Ailsa

  23. Love that child’s face! What joy winter can bring!

  24. Wonderful pic, depicting joy. What a smile! :)

  25. Lovely photos. Happy New Year and greetings from Montreal, Canada.

  26. Oh! I do love that picture; such a happy little chap. Happy New Year, all.

  27. Actually, now I look again and note the colours ’tis such a happy little lassie :-)

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