Monthly Archives: January 2017

Snow on a branch

The weather has been too mild, thawing some of the snow, and compacting it. One result is treacherous ice on walking surfaces. A few weeks ago though, before the thaw, the snow was deposited in fascinating forms on every branch and surface.

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Grey Squirrel

I was standing in the woods at the side of the trail, taking photos of the drifting snow. At first I thought it was a cat running toward me.

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It was a grey squirrel, his fur all fluffed up to keep warm. He must have thought I was a short thick tree, because he only paused for a second to look at me, and then continued down the trail.dsc_0685dsc_0687dsc_0689