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Sunday, November 20, 2011

Frosty Morn

We had a heavy frost last night. I had to be up early-ish (for a Sunday) to go into town to visit the Volunteer Park Conservatory, so I took my camera outside and got some nice shots of the frost before it melted away. On my drive into town, the verges of the roadway were ghostly white grasses heavily frosted, amazing to look at. I didn't get any pictures of that, had to keep my attention on my driving, and didn't want to pull over. So here's some shots of my garden, and a couple of a tree outside Starbucks, where I stopped for a latte.

I left footprints in the grass

Little drops of ice on dead daylily foliage

Weigela foliage looks like it's covered in sugar

Outside Starbucks, fallen leaves and Arctostaphylos (I think)

Look at that blue sky! In the PNW, when we get blue sky like that in winter, it means the temps have dropped below freezing