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Winter is letting go very quickly. Signs of Spring are everywhere. I put away all my ski stuff and got out a hummingbird feeder. Even the light is different. Where it is no longer reflecting off of snow it has a warmer quality. The ice on Patterson Lake has retreated from the shore leaving behind leaves and other remnants of last year.

 

Bubbles frozen in ice at the edge

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Melted snow reveals a crayfish shell

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Tree pollen swirls with meltwater and last year’s leaves

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This one remains firmly in the ice. But not for long.

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One Comment

  1. I respect and admire your attention to these things most people would not give a second thought, and your eye for the delicate patterns and ephemeral relationships between elements of these exquisite miniature examples of nature’s art.

    I hope you won’t mind my sharing a piece about some of my happy encounters with ice:
    http://thebalsamean.com/2013/02/27/ice/


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  1. […] Letting Go (myeverydayphotos.wordpress.com) – the work of a great eye for the magical display of spring nudging its way past winter at the very edge of the edge of a lake.  These are not merely “everyday photos” (as indicated in the blog’s title).  They are the eye of someone deeply attentive to nature every day. […]

  2. […] Letting Go (blog post at myeverydayphotos.wordpress.com) is the work of a great eye for the magical display of spring nudging its way past winter at the extreme edge of the edge of a lake.  These are not merely “everyday photos” (as indicated in the blog’s title).  They are the eye of someone deeply attentive to nature every day. […]

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