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The face of winter

The wrinkled surface, lichen patches, and broken bark hollows of this weathered tree suggested a rather forlorn — or perhaps just sleepy — face surveying the snow-covered woods that surrounded it.

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Ashen abstract landscape

The heavy snow today turned the view across one of the park playing fields into a muted monochromatic Mark Rothko painting.

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Bewitching powder

With temperatures above 80 today, the four-ish inches of snow that fell only last week seem a distant memory. While it lasted, though, the crystal covering turned both woods & bog into a magical snow globe and made an ordinary … Continue reading

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Spring snoward

While not a typical first day of Spring around here, it’s certainly been a memorable one.

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Glimmer plain

Alternately shimmery and shadowy, pockets of powdery snow formed low desert-like dunes across a park path.

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Cold cloud crumbs

About a week ago this oddly granular snow fell, filling in the flatter edges of the park with tiny Styrofoam pellets.

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Icy spring bling

An unusual sight for this area, a spring-green skunk cabbage was sprouting near a thin crust of sparkling snow. Sheltered within the shaded base of a tree, this may have been the only frosty patch remaining from last night’s dusting.

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