Last weekend we went for a winter hike at Ooms Conservation Area in Chatham.
The draw was seeing ‘snowshoe art’ being made by Sonja Hinrichsen. We didn’t realize we’d have to hike nearly the entire 2+ mile trail, in 2+ feet of snow to see the art.
But it was a gorgeous day, and after the pancake breakfast the day before, I figured my thighs would appreciate the workout. By mile .25, I was out of breath and shedding clothing.
The other folks did the sensible thing, like wear snowshoes and bring poles.
About halfway around the pond, Anuj had a religious experience.
While I was attempting to make some art of my own.
Then we arrived at the real art (including the photography – it’s by Peter Blandori):
I thought my photos were good until I saw Peter’s. It was a brilliant, bright day, and yet my photos are dark and dreary. What the heck.
More of Peter’s photos here.