We took a walk not long ago down by the Colorado River. There are little streams that feed it as well as larger rivers. The little meadow streams often have River Willows along the banks that are vibrantly colored in the winter. Pinks, yellows, burgundy and oranges reflect off their bare branches when the light is low and late in the day. The visual effect is that of repeated soft arches of these colors due to how the branches grow from the ground much like a bush. With snow around them they are really very quiet, peaceful and calming.
I always enjoy looking at the stretches of stream where they are present. I thought perhaps you would too