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Frost Flowers

Yesterday I went for a bright, cold walk with Niko, Sofia, and the puppy, Cody. Usually I carry Sofia in my Ergo carrier, but this time I thought I’d save my back and push her in our big rough-terrain stroller. 345 more words

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Frost Flowers

Deep in our November slumber
We know not that Nature weaves
Petals of silken ice
From water droplets
Dripping through fissures opened
By expanding freezing sap… 320 more words


Baby, it's cold outside

A frost flower is created on autumn or early winter mornings when ice in extremely thin layers is pushed out from the stems of plants or occasionally wood.

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Ice Is Nice (When You Can FIND It)

Technical details: Canon EOS 7D camera, EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM lens @ 60mm, ISO 100,  f/13, 1/20 sec

Photographing ice is a nice challenge for the nature photographer.  564 more words


Frost Flower!

I always mentally referred to these icy extrusions as frost flowers, but had never read anything about them.

Inspired by my friend Travis’ success just Googling the word or phrase that comes to mind, I tried typing… 41 more words


Crystallofolia (Frost Flowers)

(Frost Flowers)

I have never seen one

the mushroom pickers say
they’re real.

Dawn-blood eyes will tell the tale
of morning finds

in blanket-woods of ice
and frill. 50 more words

Crystallofolia & Armadillos: Hawn State Park Presents its Inspiration at Every Season

I spent a fantastic Saturday hiking and making images in the Missouri Ozarks yesterday.  Any day, even a bad day, in nature beats about anything else I can think of doing.  868 more words