How could they have missed feeling the light flakes that had been kissing their cheeks?
He stomped his boots and shook white flakes from his hat and coat before entering the house Cynthia poured them both a cup of coffee as he washed at the sink.
The snow was coming down in big heavy flakes now.
She spooned up the remaining flakes of cereal one at a time, swishing them around in her spoon.
Snow fell in lazy, fat flakes, sticking to his clothes and hair.
He swiped at the flakes then braced himself to change into his jaguar shape.
The flakes drifted directly down, undisturbed in their descent by any hint of a breeze in the still night air.
Usually I enjoy seeing the gentle flakes and they cause me little aggravation with their accumulation as I seldom travel more than a block or two when I secure provisions.
From the very beginning there had been an intensity, a seriousness to the falling flakes that spoke of accumulations far in excess of anything the Deans had seen to date.
The flakes were not large, but unlike most gentle Ouray snow storms, they didn't drift to the ground like tiny dust motes.
It was still snowing - huge flakes that lit softly on the heavy blanket of snow on the ground.
The sky hung like a gray sheet over the white landscape and huge flakes continued to fall.
Jenn brushed flakes from her jacket and sat, changing boots.
In France mushroom-growers do not use the compact blocks or bricks of spawn so familiar in England, but much smaller flakes or "leaves" of dry dung in which the spawn or mycelium can be seen to exist.
The most characteristic weapon of the Mexicans was the maquahuitl or " handwood," a club set with two rows of large sharp obsidian flakes, a well-directed blow with which would cut down man or horse.
Iron was not known, but copper and tin ores were mined, and the metals combined into bronze of much the same alloy as in the Old World, of which hatchet blades and other instruments were made, though their use had not superseded that of obsidian and other sharp stone flakes for cutting, shaving, &c. Metals had passed into a currency for trading purposes, especially quills of gold-dust and T-shaped pieces of copper, while coco-beans furnished small change.
As these flakes readily split open, when a piece of this iron is broken rupture passes through them, with the result that, even though the graphite may form only some 3% of the mass by weight (say to% by volume), practically nothing but graphite is seen in the fracture.
We rushed out-of-doors to feel the first few tiny flakes descending.
Hour by hour the flakes dropped silently, softly from their airy height to the earth, and the country became more and more level.
In the evening a wind from the northeast sprang up, and the flakes rushed hither and thither in furious melee.
I see where the breeze dashes across it by the streaks or flakes of light.
The faint silvery warblings heard over the partially bare and moist fields from the bluebird, the song sparrow, and the red-wing, as if the last flakes of winter tinkled as they fell!
Flakes of falling snow were fluttering in that light.