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.
In the south the body is slightly cut by women with small flakes of glass or quartz in zigzag or lineal patterns downwards.
Flint and chert were employed for knives, etc., but with none of the marvellous skill and artistry of the predynastic Egyptian flint-knapper; the early Babylonian used comparatively simple flakes and the wonderful serration of the Egyptian knives was unknown to him though he made the saw-blades.
If the latex is warmed or an acid, an alkali or astringent plant juice is added to it, " coagulation " usually takes place more or less readily, the caoutchouc separating in solid flakes or curds.
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.
But as the last two days had been very warm, like an Indian summer, the ice was not now transparent, showing the dark green color of the water, and the bottom, but opaque and whitish or gray, and though twice as thick was hardly stronger than before, for the air bubbles had greatly expanded under this heat and run together, and lost their regularity; they were no longer one directly over another, but often like silvery coins poured from a bag, one overlapping another, or in thin flakes, as if occupying slight cleavages.
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.