Thursday, January 19, 2012

Snow and Ice

We had lots of snow (10 inches), then a misty rain which froze on top.

The melting snow and ice glisten and are
a sight to behold...

but so heavy and brutal on the trees and plants.
We have lost another apple tree from the
extreme weight of the ice and several branches
from other trees have snapped off.

Little frozen rivers of ice on top of the snow!

A frozen puddle on top of the snow.

The trees look as though the White Witch (Narnia)
has passed through our little hamlet.

(Moments after snapping this photo, the branch above it
shattered and came crashing down.)

I had just stepped away to check out my little
Hens Haus.

The wall outside was painted with a
solid sheet of ice.
Frozen doorknob
I had a dickens of a time getting in to feed and
water my flock, who by the way, are not
at all happy to have to stay inside for
several days.
My poor little car covered in snow and ice.

The birds are extra greedy, gobbling up nearly twenty
pounds of feed in two days!
I think I will stay inside and crochet me a pair of
toasty fingerless gloves.

"Hast thou entered into the treasures of the snow? or hast thou seen the treasures of the hail"

"He giveth snow like wool: he scattereth the hoarfrost like ashes. He casteth forth his ice like morsels: who can stand before his cold?"
Psalms 147:16&17

Saturday, January 14, 2012


I am dreaming in the garden....

"For the LORD shall comfort Zion: he will comfort all her waste places; and he will make her wilderness like Eden, and her desert like the garden of the LORD; joy and gladness shall be found therein, thanksgiving, and the voice of melody."
Isaiah 51:3