Summer Cookout

For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Fire

While it may be winter now, these photos were taken last June on the coldest summer day on record in Oklahoma

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Groovy

For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Water

It’s not much fun to skate on ice that looks like this:

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Still, Trin and Eva decided to brave it

Winter Waves

On our way to an appointment in town, rain turned to ice and the sky filled with wavy clouds

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Rain drops - no problem!

Rain drops – no problem!

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Suddenly raindrops on the windshield began freezing

Suddenly raindrops on the windshield began freezing

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Raindrops became ice drops

Raindrops became ice drops

The air became thick with falling ice

The air became thick with falling ice

As the National Weather Center loomed ahead, the road we were on suddenly became extremely slippery

As the National Weather Center loomed ahead, the road we were on suddenly became extremely slippery

Sadly, there were numerous other people who fell prey to the slick roads

Sadly, there were numerous other people who fell prey to the slick roads

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Fortunately, our appointment took an hour and a half, and the (mini) ice storm dissipated

Fortunately, our appointment took an hour and a half, and the (mini) ice storm dissipated

Andrews Park, across from the library, which was our post-appointment destination.

Andrews Park, across from the library, which was our post-appointment destination.

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I think I prefer winter waves to heat waves 🙂

Fallen

My children love to go for walks through what they call The Land, which is the five acres of woods behind our home. Back in the fall, before my surgery, Trin and Rane made certain I went to see a certain very large fallen tree

2012, briefly

Some of my favorite photos from 2012, uploaded to this blog but not necessarily published :