Seizing the day (and lassoing the ephemeral)
Like the mythical, magical, musical village of Brigadoon – which appears for only one day every century – a late-winter storm in northcentral Pennsylvania offers scant time to savor the breathtaking beauty before it quickly vanishes. Fortunately, PCToday photographers flash-froze our Tuesday morning, preserving its memory before the campus' ground cover thinned and the trees surrendered their temporary weight gain to the drip-drip-drip of Spring Break snowmelt.
– Photos by Cindy Davis Meixel, writer/photo editor; and Larry D. Kauffman, digital publishing specialist/photographer
General Services crews were up before dawn, blazing trails for their co-workers' safe passage.
Tuesday's first light creeps into the skyline, hinting at the burst of brightness that was moments away.
A perfect piece of signage: directional AND decorative
Majestic pillars stand as silent sentries at the entryway, welcoming all to tread "the Wildcat way."
Does the "future" contain any more surprises?
Old Glory greets the freshness of a new day.
Staying wild, white and wintry!
The fence along The Victorian House offers a pleasing pattern of shadow play.
With no students on campus due to Spring Break, the welded Student Bodies sculptures substitute as “mall walkers.”
Snowball fight, anyone?
A picturesque expanse
As wind blows through the trees, beauty abounds in the air – and in the glass reflections of Bush Campus Center.
The CC patio and fire pit await warmer days and the return of students.
Nature paints a pretty landscape.
“Hands-On Is Here” ... and so is March snow!
Madigan Library is a gorgeous sight on any day – and especially this day. (And that clock is a reminder to turn yours forward this weekend!)
The dandelion water feature on The Victorian House lawn blends in with its natural surroundings.
Long-standing trees on campus offer delight, season after season.
While GS employees were busy clearing campus pathways, this commemorative bulldozer blade sits idle – but offers a fun pop of yellow!
Canopies of white
Snow-puffed branches reach to the sky, eye-pleasing partners in an artistic dance.
Everywhere you look, campus grandeur blends beautifully.
Trees sway, dropping their overnight coat in a secondary “snowfall.”
A Wildcat-blue sky sets an ideal backdrop for winter white.