Saturday, January 16, 2010

Hoarfrost (16/365)


“He giveth snow like wool: he scattereth the hoarfrost like ashes.”

TIME: 2:05 PM
PLACE: Nature Preserve

Winter can be so miserable, yet absolutely gorgeous at times. I awoke this morning to what I've always called a hoarfrost, but discovered is actually called an advection frost or a wind frost. It's when tiny ice spikes form due to a very cold wind blowing over the branches of trees. Call it what you want. It's pretty!



Kim said...


That's the only word I have!

we're doomed said...

And cold.

Karen said...

Wow. Amazing!

Indigo said...

How splendid the seasons can be. Beauty at it's best in winter, then we have hopefully sunshine with amazing sunsets.. I love Autumn in England, but the sunsets in Santorini are to die for..

Sedorah said...

Beautiful capture Dana.

Vixen said...

What a beautiful pic!!! Love this one.

Lu' said...

Dana yippieee thanks for the feel good view :)