Gently, Snow Blanketed the Beach

Seeing snow at the beach is such an unexpected and unique sight. It was so astonishing to discover all these photos that I had completely forgotten until this day. Somehow, the photos have since turned into digital dust. Isn’t it bemusing that we can forget something like this?

Snow covered beach in Massachussettes
Suddenly, there it was – snow at the beach. Photo by Tijana.


Unexpectedly, I stumbled upon this surreal sight. This stunning scenery was a lovely change after living all those years with endless summers in the South. It’s so surprising to experience that wonderfully intriguing contrast – sand and snow, ocean and ice. There is a captivating sense of wonder.

Sand dunes covered in snow
Dance of the sand and snow. Photo by Tijana.


For the listener, who listens in the snow, 
And, nothing himself, beholds 
Nothing that is not there and the nothing that is.

Wallace Stevens
Snow on a beach against a cloudy sky.
Winter beach. Snow. Photo by Tijana.


Sand ripples cut with snow
Snow at the beach. Photo by Tijana.


To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake,

it is necessary to stand out in the cold.

Snowy beach
Ocean and the beach. Photo by Tijana.


Snowy beach sunset
Ice and sand. Photo by Tijana.


Ice detail of snow on a beach
Ice on the beach. Photo by Tijana.


It sifts from leaden sieves,
It powders all the wood,
It fills with alabaster wool
The wrinkles of the road.
It makes an even face
Of mountain and of plain, —
Unbroken forehead from the east
Unto the east again.

Emily Dickinson – ‘It sifts from leaden sieves
Winter beach
Winter Beach. Photo by Tijana.


After all, isn’t this a marvelous sight?

Did the scenic snowy East Coast pique your interest? If so, take a detour to the West Coast for an incredible view.

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