Being a Southern California native, I’m not too familiar with white winters. I’ve never spent the night through a snow flurry but once in my life, and that was in Texas (go figure). The visuals of people enjoying themselves in a snowy wonderland only happen in greeting cards and the occasional trip to some mountain resort for a day of snowboarding.
I wouldn’t say that winter is lost on me, but pretty close. I will always take a warm, sunny day over a cold one, and I really don’t have any inclination to shovel driveways, but there are moments when I wish I could spend some time in a real winter holiday. My friend Franchesca is doing some work in Aspen this week and she’s been updating her Instagram with pictures like this, taunting us all (one way or another). Who wouldn’t want to be a third party in this picture? It would be hard to have a bad winter, don’t you think?
On the art tip, 20×200 dropped another piece of wintering goodness for which I am inclined to partake. This says winter to me and I would be perfectly ok with posting this piece up during the holidays and dreaming of being in the scene instead of actually having to go there. It’s worth a shot, right?
For more from Franchesca, Kirsty and their friends, check out The Diamond Dozen, but be forewarned: bikinis are the apparel of choice there.