Closing Thought – Jan/Feb 18

“Is not January the hardest month to get through? When you have weathered that, you
get into the gulfstream of winter, nearer the shores of spring.” –Henry David Thoreau

Finding open water in a frozen landscape, a pelican glides along the Des Moines River in search of the satisfying warmth of a fresh meal. Photographer: Marlen Kemmet of rural Dallas County.

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