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Friday Favorite: Icicles

February 6th, 2015

I’ve always loved icicles, they’re such wondrous things in winter. I love the way they catch the sun and how they drip and grow long on sunny days. Yesterday I wanted these icicles outside of our living room window grow from about a foot long to four feet long.
icicles 1
icicles 2
We never had a ton of icicles on our home in Ohio, it was newer and well insulated. I’ll enjoy them while I can.

What’s your favorite winter wonder?

2 Comments to “Friday Favorite: Icicles”
  1. kristin @ going country on February 6, 2015 at 9:52 am

    The frost patterns on the windows and the sunset over the lake reflecting off the snow.

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  2. Nebraska Dave on February 6, 2015 at 10:15 am

    Susy, we get major icicles here in Nebraska. The seasonal changes bring many days of thawing and freezing. Some icicles have been known to be very dangerous. My roof line slopes to the driveway and over hangs enough to where a car parked close to the house can be hit by falling icicles. Most people in my urban neighborhood will knock them down with a controlled fall before they fall on their own at unexpected times. There is beauty in them but they can be dangerous. The ones that I can’t reach make a loud crash when they fall and sounds almost like some one driving a car into the house. I try not to let them get to that point but some times only a few days of neglect will produce a pretty large icicle.

    Have a safe beautiful icicle day.

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