I love the mysterious nature of fog, and how it can completely transform familiar scenes. What’s beyond those trees? Are you sure?
Heavy fog rolled in on Sunday, caused by temperatures rising 70 degrees higher than we were experiencing a few days ago! What a crazy winter this has been so far.
40 years ago, a prank brought the Statue of Liberty to Madison. The joke was only the torch and the top of the head were visible, because the statue was too heavy for the ice and sank when it was placed on Lake Mendota. As part of a winter carnival, Lady Liberty appeared again this year.
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With temperatures dropping down to -26(f) the past few days, I’ve been easing my cabin fever by looking at photos I took when the weather was just a bit warmer. I captured this scene while hiking in Northern Wisconsin last September.
Second major winter storm we’ve had in five days. I give this most recent snowstorm a rating of 2.3/2. That’s two-point-three hours of manual labor and two ibuprofen.
One of my favorite sights of winter are the deep contrasting shadows bare trees make on fresh snow.
Continue reading Winter shadows
A decent snow storm and bitter cold temperatures have brought winter back to southern Wisconsin — as it should be.
It’s been grey and brown for so much of the winter so far, that scenes like this are starting to look interesting to me.