Frost on snow

Happy solstice! In honor of the turning of the year, which happens tonight at 10:30 p.m. where I live, here are some photos I took early one magical morning a week or so ago when frost had decorated the snow.

Grasses, frost, and snow

A crop of crystals


Frost on snowfield


2 Responses to Frost on snow

  1. Ellen Orleans says:January 21, 2012 at 9:43 am

    These are stunning, Priscilla. It’s amazing what we see — and how we feel — when we stop to look closely.

  2. Priscilla Stuckey, PhD says:January 21, 2012 at 10:08 am

    Yes, it usually takes a bit of quiet to open our eyes. But then — ahh! — the world is full of small wonders.