Weather Report

Winds in the San Luis Valley blast between the San Juans and the Sangre de Cristos. Spring winds carry newly turned soil in dust clouds from one side of the valley to the other. Winter’s bitter winds drive drifts against snow fences and mountains. Summer winds ahead of thunderstorms clear the air awakening somnolent crops. Fall winds scatter golden cottonwood and aspen leaves across a blue, blue sky. The oldest trees lean, knowing that resisting the wind is the easiest way to break.

6 thoughts on “Weather Report

  1. What a wonderful picture you painted there. You have convinced me. Is it the first or the second turning left along the Rio Grande?

  2. Oh wow. Those trees are gorgeous, but I had not even noticed their gentle bend until I read your words. ❤

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