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009/2011 rain

009/2011 rain, originally uploaded by rosipaw.

Living on the coast, you’ve got to be prepared for quickly changing weather. This morning it was plus degrees, and pouring with rain. Snow on the conifer bush in front of our house had melted into droplets of water, which turned out quite strange in this picture. They almost look solid!

I’ve been helping my daughter pack today – she’ll go back to her university in Scotland tomorrow. I will also go back to school. A lovely holiday is over. Time for good-byes yet again. An old quote from an old favourite film (Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner) comes to mind:

All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain…

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9 Responses to “009/2011 rain”


  1. 1 Sandra V.
    January 10, 2011 at 04:30

    A beautiful image! Nice composition and contrast between the dark background and the drops of water.

  2. January 10, 2011 at 14:05

    I just LOVE this shot! The lighting really helps to accentuate too! Well done!

  3. 4 sinikka
    January 10, 2011 at 23:23

    Thank you all for your nice comments! This is one of those lucky chance shots again.

  4. January 11, 2011 at 14:37

    Must be hard to say goodbye, as well as resume the school routine. I’m not looking forward to it – love the holidays too much even though I don’t do anything exciting. Exquisite photo.

  5. January 11, 2011 at 15:47

    Yeah, unfortunately we can’t stay on holiday forever… But I sometimes wonder if I would really enjoy it in the long run if I could. Am I very work-oriented deep down, or is it something that circumstances have conditioned in me?
    The good-byes are hard, for me especially. I always dread the moment days ahead. I’m still trying to come to terms with ‘the empty nest’.

  6. January 11, 2011 at 22:26

    Our nest is half empty – but also half full. Still, it takes getting used to.

  7. January 12, 2011 at 20:17

    marvellous photo – one of your best I think

  8. 9 sinikka
    January 13, 2011 at 12:45

    Thank you, Lorna – it did turn out quite nice.


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