1.30.2017

When the Sun Shines


Lake McDonald is large
(over 10 miles long & 1 mile wide)

this year it's surface is near frozen
(rarely happens)


being frozen
made for easy walking on it's surface

of course I stayed near the shore


morning surprise
an ice crystal world
 
 
this time they were kissed with sunlight
 
 
such a pretty winter day
 
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19 comments:

  1. Such amazingly beautiful Natures-capes, wide and up-close!

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  2. The first two pictures are not beautiful, they are very beautiful. The others too.
    Have a good one, Tammie.

    Tomás.

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  3. Stunning photos! I am surprised to learn that the lake doesn't freeze. Your winters seem so fierce out there. The lakes here in Maine freeze every year, ice out dates usually in early May.

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  4. Such amazing moments, the sun shines. The ice crystal is beautiful.It can be a shining necklace!
    Have a good day,Tammie.

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  5. Exquisite... It's been mainly cloudy here lately and next week we will exit freezing temperatures and into the 40 degree barrier. Spring may come early this year after an especially cold winter.

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  6. So wonderful - really stunning pictures
    happy day Crissi

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  7. So much beauty to see if we only open our eyes. You have captured it well ♥

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  8. So pretty. That's amazing the road to the lake is open, but so glad it is so you could go.

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  9. Gorgeous images of your winter. The garlands of ice crystals are glorious! Beautiful lake frozen over!

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  10. enjoyable ! Love the icy patterns...

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  11. Beautiful photos, especially those of the lake!

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  12. It looks beautiful but SO COLD! Your crystals, as always, take my breath away!

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  13. I would not mind if it's cold outside, when it's so beautiful! I like the blue nuances of the snow... Your photos are wonderful as ever, Tammie!xx

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  14. You relish the magic around you, I know I would too in such a white enchanting world as this, such beautiful shots of white and blue, makes me want to take a deep breath!

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  15. Beautiful captures, Tammie Lee. What a gift those crystal are!

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  16. Well, what can I say??
    With the sun out it makes a world difference, how beautiful!
    You took great care to build your pics, they are magnificent!

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  17. Those ice crystals look unbelievable, Tammie. Once I saw little plastic decorative leaves and they looked somewhat like the tree-shaped crystals, only they were plastic and lifeless while these are natural and alive. Great captures!

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Warm greetings to you~

Thank you for visiting and also for sharing your thoughts and feelings. Seeing through your eyes and heart mean so much to me!

Tammie