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Rime Ice -- A Magical Morning

By Vickilane
Rime Ice -- A Magical Morning
At first I thought it had snowed . . .
Rime Ice -- A Magical Morning
A closer look told me it was rime ice -- frozen fog -- turning the world beyond the window into a fairyland . . .
Rime Ice -- A Magical Morning
Everything had been transformed and I dashed about in my nightshirt and bedroom slippers to get pictures before the sun broke through the clouds and undid the magic spell . . .
Rime Ice -- A Magical Morning
 It's one of the loveliest of weather phenomena -- one we don't see very often here -- and my pictures don't capture what I saw . . .
Rime Ice -- A Magical Morning
I was charmed by the tiny hairs that formed on the rose leaves in a sheltered corner . . .
Rime Ice -- A Magical Morning
Frosting on the evergreens . . .
Rime Ice -- A Magical Morning And the crabapple . . .
Rime Ice -- A Magical Morning
 And the Dwarf Alberta Spruce . . .
Rime Ice -- A Magical Morning
The azalea leaves look furry . . .
Rime Ice -- A Magical Morning
As it turned out, I could have taken the time to dress and not run around bare-legged in the chilly morning air . . .
Rime Ice -- A Magical Morning
The fog hid the sun and the rime ice persisted till a little after noon. Wikipedia has more than you might have imagined possible on the subject of rime ice HERE and hoar frost (a different thing altogether) THERE
Rime Ice -- A Magical Morning


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