I miss winters up north cross country skiing. One of the more beautiful things I've experienced is being deep in a forest, during a light snow, with snow already on the ground. The peace and quiet. My happy place.
Snowflakes are gorgeous. Only wish I could see them up close like this when they fall. "Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov has created an ingenious and inexpensive DIY camera rig capable of capturing excellent close-up pictures of snowflakes.