Sunday, December 05, 2010

A Walk in the Woods

I went out this morning a little earlier than usual to do the chores - 6:30 AM.  I had a mission.  
The sky was completely clear.  The thermometer read 19 F.  I knew it would come, and I wanted to be there when it did.
Armed with camera, I waited for it to arrive.  This is what I saw in the interval.
Frosted raspberry leaves
Eave detail
There's nothing so festive as icicles=)
I love where I live!
Frozen tree fort
By this time, my hands were getting frozen.  You know that searing, agonizing pain you get just before all feeling flees from your consciousness?  Yet I stuck it out.
Yes, I'm crazy.
I wrote a song with my friend one time about that very phenomenon - (frozen fingers and toes, not my mental state;).  We'll have to record it and share with you some time. . . 
My good puppy Rosie!
And my other good puppy, Leroy!  (who hates having her picture taken!)
Milo waiting for his breakfast
Susan the snow-lady - Lilly's handiwork
A cheerful rooster
And then, I took up my position.  The time was nigh.  Just a few minutes more. . . 
A winter sunrise.
God's gift to those who only go out to see it!
The sun's up - I'm going inside to make waffles!
And begin the painful process of defrosting.
Have a joyful Sunday!
"Be glad in the LORD, and rejoice, ye righteous: and shout for joy, all ye that are upright in heart."
-Psalms 32:11

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