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Winter Mix

January 25th, 2017

Even though freezing rain and ice storms are a pain, generally because we lose power, they’re quite lovely. Everything becomes jeweled with drops of ice. If the sun comes out the next morning it’s even more brilliant.
ice storm
This winter I didn’t get my rain chain taken down, so it was dripping with lovely icicles yesterday when the freezing rain was falling. Things like this are a good lesson to find beauty in the inconvenient.

What beauty are you noticing around you these days?

One Comment to “Winter Mix”
  1. Nebraska Dave on January 25, 2017 at 5:30 pm

    Susy, there’s nothing like a glistening ice covered landscape except maybe a snow covered one. We received about three inches of sticky wet snow. It was typical for March but not for January here. It’s very white and fresh now but soon will be tainted with a dark sooty cover as it melts. It makes me wonder just what’s going into my lungs when I breathe.

    Have a great ice crystal day.

    Nebraska Dave
    Urban Farmer

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