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#2 - Icy Sunrise
#2 - Icy Sunrise

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Collection: Resolutions, Jan. SC 2019
Location: Home
Date: Jan 2, 2019
Date Uploaded: Jan 3, 2019

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"My environment"

It's currently very cold. Sorry I didn't get this posted yesterday. It got down to -6 degrees with 25 mph winds New Year's night. It wasn't snowing, but the wind was picking up enough snow that it was almost like a blizzard. I made numerous trips out to the greenhouse during the night to be sure the heat was still on, and snow wasn't finding a way in through some crack or fissure. Ended up cranking up the propane as far as it would go, and we all made it through the night, but I did not sleep.

It warmed up to nearly freezing yesterday, but got really cold again last night. We got down to about 10 degrees, but we were warm compared to the San Luis Valley, a little south of here. It got down to -24 in Alamosa and -33 in Waverly. If they had the winds we had, I cannot even imagine what the windchills were. Another night with very little sleep.

Amazingly, it is supposed to be in the mid 50's tomorrow and reach the 60's by the weekend. The plants will be a little confused, I fear, but they won't freeze.

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01/31/2019 10:48:33 AM
I feel like there's a texture applied here, but I may be wrong - in any case, the textural look overall has the effect of making the icicles seem to have frozen into and of a piece with the blue sky and snow beyond it, which is very fitting :)
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01/16/2019 09:10:59 PM
That snow looks so crazy. It looks like a swarm of bugs flying at night. The icicles are beautiful.
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01/11/2019 11:10:57 PM
Icicles! That says it all! Stay warm and enjoy the warmer temps!
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01/06/2019 10:11:28 PM
Super combination of textures -- the icicles, the wood, and the blowing snow. You really get the idea of winter in the mountains across to us.
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01/06/2019 11:23:56 AM
Brrr! You've captured the cold well. Nice detail in the icicles. The temperature has been up and down where I live also. Noticed some trees with buds on them last night. They are going to be upset when more freezing weather comes.
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01/05/2019 09:42:56 AM
Icicles and snow - chilly environment nicely exposed. Nice angle for the shot.
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01/04/2019 09:48:05 PM
Winter wonderland! Such a welcoming blue and purple sky. An interesting POV.
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01/04/2019 08:18:27 PM
Love this. Icicles and blowing snow.
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01/04/2019 07:47:11 PM
The sun shines, the old snowflakes dance, the icicles are melting, the house is losing its layer of paint and yet, your picture shows some hope
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01/04/2019 07:25:31 PM
wow patsy .. your night was intense ..
i dont know where you live but i know i wouldnt want to live there .. too cold for me ..
but it does give you some wonderful photo opps .. i'm loving the lighting in your pic and the snow swirling around .. it really does give the look of a very cold place with the icicles hanging off the roof .. great pic ..
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01/04/2019 08:49:54 AM
There must be a whole fairytale to go with this image. Magical.
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01/04/2019 02:32:43 AM
Strange, feels like Iím looking at this from the top, the sky is water.
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01/04/2019 12:07:33 AM
You've caught the magic of the light wonderfully!
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01/03/2019 11:08:07 PM
The colors and light are wonderful in this one and I enjoy the texture the blowing snow adds to the sky. Your temps sound like ours. Sooooo cold on the first - up 10-15 degrees on the second - light jacket weather today - and it's supposed to be in the 50's tomorrow which is a heat wave here in the winter. CRAZY!
San Luis . . . California?

Message edited by author 2019-01-03 23:10:19.
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