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Oh, to love
SNOW BREAK: Outside Quinn Coliseum, Eastern Oregon University students Brock Merril and Brenna Fischer take a break from their basketball fan duties to enjoy some cool and snowy play during the break between Mountaineer womenâ€™s and menâ€™s basketball games last weekend.
what is lovely,
and will not last!
What a task
to ask of anything, or anyone,
yet it is ours,
and not by the
century or the year, but by the hours.
- from “Snow Geese”
by Mary Oliver
BUSY WAITING: While waiting for his ride home from school, Kevin Nicholson-Eckhoff puts the time to good use perfecting his snowball-creating talents.
A SOGGY WAIT: Recent Christmas present Nora, a 14-week-old Great Pyrenees, checks to see whoâ€™s spying on her while her owner, Emily Insko, awaits the end of the school day and the drizzly walk home with her daughters.
SNOW-FILLED SQUARE: On a lazy, snowy afternoon, Saskia Lay, left, and Jade Connall have the honor of being the first to kick back onto the â€” until now â€” unscathed snow-filled steps of Max Square in La Grande.