west virginia moments. part one

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growing up in portugal, i didn’t grow up with snow

the first time i saw snow was when i was fourteen and we had just moved to new jersey

being able to raise Lily not only at the beach but also in the most beautiful winter wonderland fills my heart with such happiness

seriously, it’s the most wonderful feeling

i took a lot of pictures during our two week stay in west virginia

not only because we were with family and it was christmas but also because it was a winter wonderland

and then once the snow melted away, the winter light and landscape was just as beautiful

i always take a lot of pictures in west virginia actually

that said, i am trying to find the best way to post them on here without over doing it

you should know by now that i am not the best at editing though

anyway, west virginia moments

they were wonderful

as they usually are

this is part one

ps- is everyone else thrown off by what day of the week it is also? it feels like a monday but it’s thursday. i guess that’s good?

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sledding. she loves it

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not the warmest drink for a snowy winter day but always delicious

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a happy birthday card

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snowballing

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a canoe ride. who says you can’t do the same sports in the winter as you do in the summer?

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a cozy spot

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snow swinging

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snow candy

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the dressing of the tree

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a snow walk with the most loyal companion

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mama foot, Lily foot

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rio. amazing

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to be continued…