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"Sending me so far away, so far away."

Bitter cold here. I'm not sure how much snow we got yesterday and last night. A few inches. Currently, it's 17˚F, but the windchill is at 6˚F. However, the sun has come out, at least for now. There may be mores snow showers this evening.

Today would have been David Bowie's 70th birthday.

I sat here yesterday trying to find the opening paragraph of the Dancy story. Ironically, as unhappy as I have been with almost all the Alabaster comics since after the original Wolves miniseries, this particular story would be a lot easier to tell as a comic. Not for any reasons that people might expect. There are no action scenes, for example.

Let that be cryptic, Caitlín.

I have this photo from last night, after midnight, looking down at the street from the front parlour:



Resistance, Peace, and Compassion,
Aunt Beast

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xjenavivex
Jan. 8th, 2017 04:52 pm (UTC)

Do you like the shadows in that pic? I hope the story goes easier today.

sirena73
Jan. 8th, 2017 05:56 pm (UTC)
I really like the tree/snow photo. I live in a very small town on the north coast of California, and we have no streetlights (or traffic lights, or sidewalks). I miss tree and leaf shadows like that at night.

greygirlbeast
Jan. 8th, 2017 06:55 pm (UTC)

I actually hate these streetlights. They replaced the old ones with horridly white/blue new LED ones this past summer. The old ornage glow of snowy nights is gone.
sirena73
Jan. 8th, 2017 09:42 pm (UTC)
Yes, the orange lights! I was thinking these were so white, it looked almost like a black and white photo. I miss the orange lights, too. I remember their glow on the low clouds over the city I grew up in.
bluelittlegirl
Jan. 9th, 2017 03:04 am (UTC)

Lovely. Love. Beautiful photo. I hope your muse is more malleable soon.

sovay
Jan. 9th, 2017 03:54 am (UTC)
I have this photo from last night, after midnight, looking down at the street from the front parlour

That's a beautiful shadow tree you have there.
papersteven
Jan. 9th, 2017 04:29 am (UTC)
For what it's worth, I've really enjoyed the three Alabaster series. I'm sorry they haven't been more pleasant to work on.

Edited at 2017-01-09 04:29 am (UTC)
harrietbrown
Jan. 9th, 2017 05:43 am (UTC)
Damn, that photo is everything! Great shot!

It snowed over the weekend here in NYC on Friday and Saturday. It was 20* outside today. It snowed a lot in the Southeast.
dipsomaniac
Jan. 10th, 2017 03:14 pm (UTC)
I find that picture unsettling for some reason.
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