The staff at AMS :: ATX would like to wish the happiest of holidays to all of you dear readers.
The snow falls on every wood and field, and no crevice is forgotten; by the river and the pond, on the hill and in the valley. Quadrupeds are confined to their coverts, and the birds sit upon their perches this peaceful hour. There is not so much sound as in fair weather, but silently and gradually every slope, and the gray walls and fences, and the polished ice, and the sere leaves, which were not buried before, are concealed, and the tracks of men and beasts are lost. With so little effort does nature reassert her rule and blot out the traces of men. – Thoreau, “A Winter Walk”
In the spirit of Thoreau, AMS :: ATX will be going silent for our winter break, but we’ll be back in January with new content and features.