It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, everywhere you go; Take a look in the five-and-ten, it's glistening once again, with candy canes and silver lanes that glow. (Meredith Willson) / candy canes and a Merry Christmas 2016
I sometimes wonder what would it be like if I lived in a country where winter is a matter of a few chilly days and a few weeks' rain; where the sun is never far away...? (Anna Neagle) / ice on a cold Colorado morning
I'm dreaming of a white Christmas, just like the ones I used to know;
Where the treetops glisten and children listen, to hear sleigh bells in the snow (Bing Crosby) / a dusting of snow and Christmas ornamentation in the tree
When wintry winds are piercing chill, And through the hawthorn blows the gale, With solemn feet I tread the hill, That overbrows the lonely vale. (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow) / winter gets into swing in the Colorado Rocky Mountains
Extending across over 100 square miles, Black Forest is named for the high density of Ponderosa Pines in the area. And every once in a while, when the trees thin out, you can catch a view of Pikes Peak and the Rockies.