Tag Archives: Ice

At last!

Yesterday brought us not only our first significant snowfall of the season, but the first since last February.  A gentle but steady rain started in the early afternoon and gradually changed to snow, the first recognizable flakes appearing around 2:30 … Continue reading

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Serenity Sunday: Stewart Island Dew

In early July 2003, I made my first trip to New Zealand in wintertime.  I had work scheduled during the latter part of one week and the earlier part of the next in and around Invercargill, near the southern tip … Continue reading

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The Winter that Wasn’t

That’s what they’re calling it up in Minnesota.  I have commented in several posts this summer and spring about the unnaturally warm conditions we’ve been experiencing here in Omaha, but it’s been even more pronounced farther north.  We made our … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Gifhorn

[Disclaimer:  I fully realize that today is Saturday, not Friday, but please rest assured that I wrote this and prepared the photo yesterday.  I’m spending the weekend at my brother’s place in the mountains in western North Carolina and there … Continue reading

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Juniper Jewels

There were heavy rains the day before yesterday and heavy winds yesterday, with the result that there was plenty of moisture in the air last night.  The temperature dropped to below freezing before sunrise and the wind stopped.  All of … Continue reading

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Frosty Friday

We’ve had some beautiful frost for the past three mornings.  Looking at the ground with the rising sun behind it was like seeing a landscape sprinkled with diamond dust.  On Friday morning I was able to go out for a … Continue reading

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Snow nice with ice

The first real snowfall arrived yesterday, very quietly.  It started with a very slight, light rain around noon, changing to thick snow as the afternoon faded toward evening.  The snow continued until nearly midnight and thanks to a complete lack … Continue reading

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