The snow this morning made the deep blue of the sky stand out.
The backyard exploded with the memories of deep winter, strangely cast against sunshine typical for spring.
A variety of cloud shapes and layers helps to deepen the quality of the blue. The world's most amazing dog companion doesn't hurt either. The dog is off in the distance, by the way, in the shot above, scouting for soft light and booming contrasts.
Our favorite poets prodded us to remember their best lines in the presence of these skies.
The distant proximity of the hills of New Hampshire, as glimpsed from the top of Gillette Hill, (Wilder, in Hartford, Vermont.) The magnetic background nearly overpowers the chalky blue hills perched along the horizon.