Ice was on everything, highlighting structures we might not normally notice, bringing them lower so we could see them. Overhanging branches reached down like nets, barricading the usual paths.
Let’s flashback to another warm and lazy day in September of 2013. The dragonflies were circling the pond, landing in their favorite spots, then circling the pond again, for all the world like teenagers cruising downtown in their cars.
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Winter weather can sure be beautiful! In Oklahoma, usually when the sun comes out, the photographer must hurry to get the shots before the beauty melts away.
These were fun to shoot, making me think of a xylophone or wind chimes with these spaced icicles and intermittent drips.
Can you imagine these drips to the sound of a xylophone?
Now for a flashback to a warmer time. I know we are not the coldest part of the country here in OK, but it was -4 degrees F this morning!
I loved the texture and the color in this shot of the pond, taken last September, when the temperature was well above freezing.
It is funny, I want to say this is a moment frozen in time, but really the ice was melting. I was trying to take a photo of one of the drips just as it accumulated enough mass to break away from the cohesion water displays.
Tiger observed what was going on in the front yard. When Rocket and his boy took a break, Tiger strolled over to the tunnel. He sniffed the entrance, walked through nonchalantly, then spoke
“Anything Dogs Can Do, Cats Can Do Better!”
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Rocket is amenable to becoming an agility dog – providing it pays in liver treats!
Rocket – “Go Tunnel? OK! Bring on the liver treats!”
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Strong, early morning sun reveals a curious black angus calf.
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