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Friday, February 3, 2012

A Frosty Morning

We had heavy frost this morning. Before the sun burned it away, I got out and snapped a few pictures.

Frost like this still strikes me as something of a wonder. We never saw it in Ecuador, where I grew up, except  at altitudes above 12,000 feet (about 3,650 meters;) in Ecuador, that's above
most human habitation. Even after almost 40 years back in this country, I still see it as something special, worth a second look. I'm sometimes reminded of Job 38:29b, "Who gives birth to the frost from the heavens...?" (NIV.)


Grass and small clover beside the street.
Yews are among my favorite subjects for bonsai.
This Austrian pine is in-ground to build trunk girth.
Juniper twigs and berries.


  1. Thanks, Ian. Your pics have inspired me to get the camera out a little more often! :)