Less Wordy Wednesday – Stay Frosty

The temperatures in Halifax have taken a nosedive this week. The mornings have been quite bitter. In spite of the wicked cold, I have found one thing to appreciate about this late autumnal snap.

Is there anything more delightful than a heavy brush of frost on fallen leaves? I am glad we have been too busy to bother with much raking thus far as the sight of the frost on our lawn in the morning has been icily beautiful. I had to make sure to take the time for photographs in the early light before I left for work.

Even the grass, pale green and frozen, crunching underfoot, seems almost prettier this way.

I know it won’t last long. The next step will be snow, which has a beauty of its own I almost await. For now I will try to enjoy the in between time, no matter how chilling the wind.

13 thoughts on “Less Wordy Wednesday – Stay Frosty

  1. We still have mostly green on the leaves that are mostly on the trees. I wish I weren’t dreading the coming months of bare leaved trees. Thanks for making them seem somewhat inviting.

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  2. I do love the first frosts. I dread what it indicates but those early signs of impending cold are very pretty. As is Shiva – looking lovely lying among the leaves. πŸ™‚

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  3. Oddly we haven’t had a heavy frost, but I do find the same beauty in them as you do. Everything covered in ice crystals. Shiva looks right at home in leaves. Thanks for sharing your beautiful thoughts and pictures.

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  4. Hi Kristine, it’s been raining so much out here that frost has not been an issue. But that will likely change tonight, it’s a relatively clear night and with moisture on the roads and streets, it’ll be icy tomorrow. Better bundle up there.

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  5. Shiva looks like she could start shivering out there. I admit that I love that look of frost on the leaves and grass, though, especially on a morning when the sun hits it and makes it look magical. I’d love to be able to catch a photo of that, but so far, the timing never works out. Darn those jobs! They sure can cramp your style sometimes! lol

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