After 60 degree temperatures a few weeks ago, winter has returned. Lake Wingra in Madison.
A dreary January day in southern Wisconsin. Is this climate change’s new normal?
Madison lakes are quickly freezing over.
The first significant snow of the season sent me on a neighborhood photo walk.
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The weather has been so frigid lately, it’ll curl your grass.
How about that? The past few days have actually felt like winter. Now we just need a few more inches of the white stuff for good snow shoeing.
This cattail is well insulated, and seems to be ready for cold weather. With the above normal temperatures lately, I wonder if we’ll get any.
Madison got the first measurable snow of the season last night (about 5 inches in my neighborhood). Welcome to winter.
The other day I visited the conservatory at Olbrich Gardens, to soak up some humidity and see a little color during this bleak period of winter. I did take some pictures of the flowers, but what really caught my eye was this tiny, young leaf basking in the sun.
It was so good to see new life growing, even though there were bitter cold temperatures just a few yards away.