Friday, January 21, 2011

Iced Over

One of our kitchen windows was iced over with frost the other morning. When I was young, I couldn't resist etching some message in a frost covered sheet of glass. It was usually on the second story window seat overlooking Back Bay. These days I stop and ponder more at the intricate designs set upon the glass by nature's hand. At seven below zero, mother nature has quite a bit of artistic license to play with on this frigid canvas. It's exciting. Every time she 'paints,' it's an intriguing pattern.

27 comments:

  1. Fantastic texture and I love the blue in all!
    Léia

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  2. Interesting and very hard to describe to someone.

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  3. Mother Nature has much to say through her painting. I think this, her icy handiwork, looks like waves and she is probably telling you, what with 7 below zero weather, to hie thyself to Florida!

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  4. Extraordinary! Look at THAT beauty, a gift for you this morning.

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  5. Great shot - rather eerie-looking.
    I also used to love to "draw" on frosted windows. . .

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  6. It's like a strange unknown landscape! I like it very much!

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  7. This one makes me think of being under water.

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  8. I don't know what happened to my first comment. In any case, your window is beautiful!

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  9. Wow, I had no idea what this shot was at first. I too, thought it was under water. Mother Nature, she's something!
    Great shot BM.

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  10. That is quite an amazing frost on the glass. It looks like tornadoes tearing through the land.

    I once had a GIANT snowflake fall on my scarf while waiting for the train and it was awesome.

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  11. Looks like a design on art deco pottery.

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  12. Another blast from the past - I haven't seen frost like that on a window for years - before the advent of double glazed windows! Stay by your fireplace.

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  13. A very strange form of beauty!

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  14. That is a pretty interesting ice pattern, Birdman. Nice.

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  15. Frigid foto! I couldn't figure out what it was by just the portal thumbnail...

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  16. Truly amazing. Beautiful cool blue.

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  17. Birdman, what an interesting find. I like the effect from nature.

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  18. That Mother Nature is some artist. Who knew?

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  19. This is so cool! Great idea for a photo.

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  20. Mother Nature's painter, Jack Frost, at works. Lovely. MB

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  21. Beautiful rendition of an arctic-like micro universe.

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