Tag: hoar frost

Rime Ice

I’ve lived in Saskatchewan my whole life (which means I’ve endured a lot of cold winters) and I’ve never heard of rime ice.  The pictures below are examples of it and I’m pretty sure most of us thought it was hoar frost (which is way… Continue Reading “Rime Ice”

Wascana Creek

It is the life of the crystal, the architect of the flake, the fire of the frost, the soul of the sunbeam. This crisp winter air is full of it. ” –John Burroughs Every winter, I walk by frozen Wascana Creek, and think wouldn’t… Continue Reading “Wascana Creek”

a pretty walk through the park

Feathered with hoarfrost skeletal trees loom closer; fog shrouded arches. – Paul Brown

A Saskatchewan Winter Scene

Happy New Year from Saskatchewan!

Victoria Park winter scene

Winter can be very pretty, but I’m still anticipating Maui in March – one month to go!

hoar frost on a Sunday morning

I’m not usually out and about on a Sunday morning….Sunday mornings are for reading and drinking coffee, except for the one Sunday out of four that I have to work. So, if I hadn’t work today, I may not have gone out to take… Continue Reading “hoar frost on a Sunday morning”

Friday morning walk (in a winter wonderland)

It’s too pretty of a day not go for a walk…so of course I took my camera with me this morning…

hoar frost and an elephant

I love hoar frost.  I think there is nothing prettier on a frigidly cold January day than a bright blue sky and hoar frost on the trees.  We are well into March and still experiencing frigidly cold mornings and hoar frost on the trees. … Continue Reading “hoar frost and an elephant”