Ice Storm: Jan 14, 2019

Summerfield, NC, USA

We had our second major winter storm this weekend. When I went out this morning, the temperature was still below freezing, so the ice had not melted from the trees. I just had to pull over and take a few photos with my iPhone for everyone to enjoy. Let me know what you think.

Sun Peeking Out from the Clouds

Back lighting – Sun to the Right
Sun at top of the fram

Sunday Trees – 374

Tree Ice

It is a grey, icy morning in North Carolina. Another of those winter storms is passing through, leaving a beautiful coating of ice on all of our trees, bushes, sidewalks, and roads. We have already had several instances of power blips, possibly presaging an outage. I thought everyone might enjoy a few photos of a tree ice sculpture created by nature.

Weeping Cherry Tree
Close up I
Close up II
Close up III

Sunday Trees is a weekly challenge offered by Becca Givens on her wonderful blog “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”. Follow the link to see other Tree posts for this week.

Saturday Frost

I looked out my dining room window this morning to discover a magical coating of frost on my lawn and shrubs. The sparkles in the sunshine were beautiful. Here are seven photos that try to capture that magic.







The final photo captures an area of the lawn in the sunlight where the frost has melted but still lingers in the shadows of my trees. If you look closely, you can see my neighbor out for a morning jog with his dog.