We had almost 10 inches of snow last night, which came with lots of wind. It makes for treacherous driving and lots of snow drifts. One 3 foot drift blocked our back door. But the drifts in the front yard by the globe taxus bushes made for some interesting patterns. Here’s a photo (click on the image for a larger view).
There is nothing quite like the frigid cold look of a frozen Lake Erie. Well, maybe except for the Arctic and Antarctica. Here’s a look at the Cleveland Ohio skyline and a frozen Lake Erie, taken from a 8 stories up in a building in Euclid Ohio, right on the shoreline. The ice was blindingly white and not only hard on the eyes, but on the camera as well, which, like my eyes, had difficulty adjusting to the intense light. (Click on the image for a larger view.)