The Magic of Ice, Part One

Designs in ice always fascinate me. A recent cold spell created both dramatic and delicate designs.

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The creek is a small wet-weather creek with a rocky bottom.

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A closer look shows intricate designs within the designs.

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Contributing shapes and the flow of the water seem to have quite an imagination.

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A larger area makes a larger “canvas” for the masterpiece.

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Nooks crowd designs within their confines.

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Some look like they’d break just from the wind’s breath.

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I haven’t decided what this figure resembles.

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Ebb and flow, as the creatures create themselves.

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I’ll post part 2 of this ice blog series on Wednesday, the 21st.

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6 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Donna on January 18, 2015 at 2:04 pm

    I love ice pattern designs and the ones you captured here are fabulous!

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  2. It’s hard to believe that currents ebb and flow even in small puddles, but there is the proof, right in your photos.

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  3. Very very cool! I see an octopus in the first photo. 🙂

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