|the patio furniture and steps, decked out with glistening icicles|
While I was gone, the driveway became a skating rink ready for action, and the bushes! They had a heavy coat of ice with icicles dangling everywhere, and not always straight down. Obviously, there had been wind as well as freezing temperatures and drizzle. These scenes greeted me when I returned home.
|icicle limbs of the buckeye tree with the frozen woods beyond|
|ice-encased bridal veil spirea|
|an icy retreat|
Today's forecast: freezing drizzle. I put cleats on to take care of our animals because it was too icy to walk in my boots! The pantry may not be well-stocked, and I have no gas for the fireplace, but somehow I think I'll be just fine even if the power goes out.