dreaming in the shadows of the Sleeping Maiden

Mt. Tamalpais, December 7, 2012

Mt. Tam glimpsed as a reflection in a window

Where did the day go? Then again, when I happen to catch the reflection of Mt. Tam in a window, it wasn’t even close to 5 o’clock yet. I used to love December’s short days and long nights some of which were chilling to the bone. Not so much anymore. The darkness is too much, and there is not enough chill in the air. It doesn’t seem like winter is upon us, and yet the light is not enough to make the best of the temperate temperatures.

The light seems to be fading in a more metaphorical sense as well these days. The space of this project is shrinking by the day. Soon there will be only 3 weeks left of the daily photos and posts. The chill is there in the prose already, at least for me it is. As if frost were biting off the color from the edge, leaving brittle impressions….