Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Frosty Branch



The frost performs its secret ministry, Unhelped by any wind.

- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

25 comments:

Robert V. Sobczak said...

That's like snow buds. Great capture.

Mildred said...

Such a beautiful photo - I expect to see a little ice fairy on one of the branches!

Hi ! I'm Cindy said...

I just love this look in the winter with the sun shining behind and the quote makes it all more mysterious. Thank you for sharing!

~Cindy

Darla said...

What a neat photo!

Michele said...

This is pretty... so delicate; as if it would shatter into a million pieces if it was lightly tapped...

wendy said...

Wow, cool picture!
I love the way you got the little fragments of frost!
Excellent!

Dawnie said...

beautiful soft picture. i bet we have alot of those this morning

Cedar ... said...

frost is such an adornment. lacy, delicate,....

primitive basketcase said...

That branch is just beautiful ~ so sparkly, like it has glass glitter on it.
Pam

bennie and patsy said...

You have a great eye for beauty.
Patsy

Busy Bee Suz said...

soooo pretty. Love the way you captured the frost....sweet.

Deborah Godin said...

Beautiful photo, enhanced by the perfect quote!!

Tricia said...

It looks so pretty - I agree w/ Mildred, I expect to see a little ice fairy to pop out there somewhere! hehehe

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Gorgeous Shelley...You captured something gorgeous!!!!
Hugs,
Betsy

George said...

I love the ice crystals on this branch. What a beautiful photo.

Shellmo said...

Robert - thank you!

Mildred - that would've been lovely to see! :)

Cindy - So glad you liked it, thank you!!

Darla - thanks!

Michele - I like your analogy! It does seem fragile...

Wendy / Sis - Thank you!

Dawnie - I can't wait to see green buds again....

Cedar - eloquently said!!

Pam - when we were out there in the morning - all these trees & bushes were glistening by the river - you would've loved it!

Bennie & Patsy - thank you for saying that! :)

Busy Bee - I wish I could make a bouquet out of them that wouldn't melt!

Deborah - thank you for the compliment!!

Tricia now a photo of an ice fairy would be better! LOL!

Betsy & George - my waterfall friends! Thank you very much!

Nature Lovin' Super Mama said...

simply beautiful:)that is what I awoke to monday morning...frosty trees :)

Sue said...

Beautiful photo!

spookydragonfly said...

I would have to agree with Robert, it reminds me of snow buds...so very pretty!

Charli and me said...

This photo is so beautiful!

Tina said...

Lighting and sun..always a nice duet! Love your quote..where do you find all your neat quotes??

Willard said...

Stunning!

Shellmo said...

Nature Lovin - looks like more cold headed our way! Brr!

Sue - thank you!!

Spooky - thank you so much! I cropped the photo to really get the detail.

Charli - thanks you very much!

Hi Tina - I have about 5 sites I visit for quotes - but check out thinkexist.com and brainy quote.

Country Girl said...

Little crystals shining in the light.

Shannon said...

What a pretty shot of the frost. I hate to say though, it can make an exit any time now. I am ready for spring... :(