Northern Landscape

There seems to be no two ways about approaching a frozen northern landscape.  On first glance the land appears frozen and lifeless until light and shadow reveal a winter scene of water rushing to the sea. What at first seemed still now appears dynamic.
Rushing water has cut the ice and snow covered river surface while the first blush of spring colour appears as a rose coloured glow of trees lining the riverbank. It won't be long until the sap starts running and spring will be underway with fresh maple syrup on tap.