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Forest fire & ice

Part of the frozen wooded wetland area seemed to be lit from below by small fires set by the fading sun.

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Clear sailing

Much of the marshy area of the park is still frozen, but some of it has started to melt creating small streams. This bit of frozen lace was poised above the edge of one of those waterways, holding a toothpick … Continue reading

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Floe chart

Sparkling bits of ice in and alongside a narrow creek in the woods make the swirling water look slow and syrupy. It should regain some vitality over the next few days, though, as the area warms to above freezing.

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Into the icebox

These fallen leaves, frozen in time and space, form an appropriate image for today. Record low temperatures were reached overnight in the state, as well as across a large part of the rest of the country. The thin forked twig … Continue reading

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Putting out icy feelers

Some of the frozen puddles in the park had evaporated into hollow shells, leaving a layer of ice on top and grass, leaves, & weeds below. The squiggled slots in this one were carved out by the brown leaf underneath. … Continue reading

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