I have a lot of wind chimes hanging everywhere in my yard.
These don't often catch the wind even when it's howling outside I think because they are kind of sheltered by the tree that it hangs from and that it is so close to our wall. I go by the philosophy that you can NEVER have too many wind chimes in your yard! They are everywhere and every kind imaginable. It makes the wind bearable when it is howling outside (and it does so with great ferocity during the vernal equinox). I hear the little metal chimes, the bamboo ones, the ones that have a deep, temple ring, the little brass bells...it all makes me happy.
There's a saying that I love and I forget who wrote it: "in the midst of winter I saw that there was a summer within me". Well, it's not the exact quote, but that is the gist of it. For me, it has more than one meaning. Like the year that my mom and and father in law died within two months of each other. 'Winter' seemed to hang heavy for so long. But, these words gave me the courage to move on.
And, it is the bare branches of winter that give these fish the feeling that they are indeed swimming through the warm skies of summer. Melting every last ice crystal around.
Do go on over to Traci's place at Hey Harriet to see what others have found in their Shadow Shot Sunday quest.