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Friday, January 21, 2011

Snow Snaps

Today,
I have more random pictures of snowy scenes
and
U.P. scenes of winter for you.

I loved how the icicles came out of the moss in this shot:








And this one:





In the last few blogposts,
I have shown you icicles hanging from rock bluffs.

This shot shows you some of the bluffs along the snowy road
where I took some of them:








An early morning shot of the sun just coming out
and a tree full of Starlings:








From a distance,
Starlings look all black.

But in reality,
they are speckled with color:










I spotted this fun mailbox,
full of snow:

(I want one, don't you??)






Snowy bluffs of rocks and pines:


I hope you are enjoying winter....
it really does have its own beauty.

13 comments:

Brian Miller said...

ha. nice icicle captures...i snapped a few with my phone while i was out at the train tunnel so will post those over the next week sometime...i like the car in snow...smiles.

Sandra said...

the starlings are darlings... he is so cute and yes, when you get your mail box get me one to. hubby would love it. he loves all things old cars.

Lynn from For Love or Funny said...

Gorgeous! We've gotten a couple of storms that dumped 2 to 4 inches at a time...but I'm hoping for a big snowfall total sometime next week!

Country Mouse Studio said...

great photos, the starling look so chilly

Amy said...

That mailbox is awesome!

COUNTRY GAL said...

Beautiful photos ! I did icicle photos a few days ago on both blogs , they are soo amazing to photograph ! Have a good day !

Cher' Shots said...

You've got some great pics! The moss looks like it has a horrible head cold. lol The starlings make great sillouettes. 'hugs from afar'

Eva Gallant said...

Love the photos, and the mailbox is great!

Ginnymo said...

I love those cold looking photos of the icicles. Starlings are pretty birds really but I'm glad I don't have many around at this time. They'd eat all the food too fast. I got enough birds here..Ha! I do love that mailbox..It's so cute!!
We are in for a very cold weekend. Snowed overnight and more lake effect snow coming in this afternoon till tomorrow morning. Brrrr! Glad I'm inside!! Take care!!

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Hi Joan, Love your icicles and snow pictures... That last picture is fabulous.
Hugs,
Betsy

J.J. in L.A. said...

I'm enjoying winter because it's been in the 70-80's. lol! I think you'd enjoy my latest Photo Friday. : )

rainfield61 said...

From a distance, snows look all white.

But in reality,they are speckled with color.

SquirrelQueen said...

It looks like a winter wonderland. I want one of those mailboxes, that is so cool. I don't have a place to put it but I still want one.

No snow here right now, it's raining and in the forties.

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