Happy New Year, and I hope and pray that 2009 is a year of peace, prosperity, and blessings for all of you.
Linda, Blog Friend of mine, has issued a challenge to post a Photo-A-Day for the month of January in order to stimulate the habit of making time for art every day. I have taken up this challenge!
I may not post commentary every day -- the only rule is to post a new photo every day -- but, my personal goal is to push myself to come up with some really interesting and creative images to share.
(I *had* hoped to be able to post a photo of our New Year's calf, but I was too late. Oh well, there will be more...)
In the meantime, I offer my favorite image from the ice storm that covered my little world last week. I have 3 rosebushes that can reliably be counted upon to produce buds well into mid-winter; I always hope for a Christmas Rose. This year's bud, from a Peace rose, almost made it, but not quite...
For those who are interested in following along with this challenge, I have posted a Blog Roll of participants along the right hand column of this page. Let the Game begin!