Winter Light

life_in_maine_winter_lightTo walk to the edge of our forest in the evening and see the sun setting in the west signals the deepest period of winter is behind us. For most of the winter, leaving work and returning home in the dark is a matter of course. March gives the first signs of the lengthening days. It always feels like the sky is the first to fill with light before the land. Click on the image for a larger view.