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Monday, January 18, 2016

Cattail Ice Sculptures

They only happen under the most particular of circumstances: freezing temperatures (but not enough to freeze the water surface itself), wind-whipped waves, and cattails of course. From the first time I saw them form on Green Turtle Pond I have been intrigued and inspired. They cluster against the dam, frozen in a moment of time all unto themselves. Let's look a bit closer, shall we?

The Ballerina

 

The Three Musketeers

 

The Elf's Hat

 

En Garde!

 

Pretty Parasol

They never cease to delight. They are always in a state of flux, taking whatever form nature shapes them in. Each of them unique and beautiful.

Comments:

These photos are so beautiful!  I especially like your captions, very imaginative.  I think you should submit them to the local newspaper, or somewhere.  They are so professional, I am sure they would be published!

Thank you sis! I’ve thought about sending a few to the local paper since they have published my pics in the past. Glad you like them. The titles are just how I see them!

Excellent! Great finds! I love the parasol.

Thanks, Steve! smile

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