Friday, December 19, 2008

ice crystals over stream


Blogger Devika said...


this is so beautiful, my dear bird

Infact, it makes me wonder where, how you saw it..

lovely, to see the colours speckled in...


Friday, December 19, 2008 at 10:16:00 PM EST  
Blogger firebird said...

Thank you Devika--This is the little stream that runs past my house in the mountains, under hemlock trees (those are its needles in the ice)...and the flowing water freezes into the most interesting shapes!

Friday, December 19, 2008 at 10:34:00 PM EST  
Blogger Devika said...

I can only say, I envy you :))

so lucky are you for these scenes of nature...


Friday, December 19, 2008 at 11:10:00 PM EST  
Blogger Lorraine said...

Nothing beats Natural beauty, wow, I love this, excellent macro as well Fireb ;)

Saturday, December 20, 2008 at 6:17:00 AM EST  
Blogger Janice Thomson said...

Superb capture Firebird - so much beauty around us if we just pay attention.

Saturday, December 20, 2008 at 12:44:00 PM EST  
Blogger firebird said...

Lorraine--Ooh, is that a nickname you're giving me? (cute, but a bit hard to pronounce!) Glad you liked the photo...I guess it does fall in the macro category...

Janice--Thanks for such a glowing comment--makes me warm inside!

Sunday, December 21, 2008 at 1:39:00 AM EST  
Blogger Lorraine said...

lol, pronounced as FIRE B

Sunday, December 21, 2008 at 5:31:00 AM EST  
Blogger namaki said...

Hello Firebird ! first visit here and I love your words ! the photo is nice too !

Sunday, December 21, 2008 at 7:42:00 PM EST  
Blogger firebird said...

Lorraine--thanks for the clarification--I guess "B" could be the beginning of quite a few other words, don't you think? (it's still cute)

Namaki--So great to see you here for the first time--I am honored! Your blog is beautiful and thought-provoking!

Sunday, December 21, 2008 at 9:12:00 PM EST  
Blogger krystyna said...

Dante Alighieri said - Nature is the Art of God, and he was right.

God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December. -
J.M. Barrie

Great shot, Firebird!

Sunday, December 21, 2008 at 10:15:00 PM EST  
Blogger firebird said...

Great quotes, Krystyna!
Actually, here in New York we often have a few roses still blooming in December--but now everything is frozen and snowy.
How about tulips in December...?

Sunday, December 21, 2008 at 11:12:00 PM EST  

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