Icy and Frosty Shenandoah Valley Sunrise

I am fascinated with sparklies. I love anything clear, shiny, and sparkly. Ice crystals are just about the most beautiful thing on earth, and their fleeting solidity makes them all the more precious. My camera cooperated this morning and captures some of their amazingness. Click on any picture to enlarge.

Big Ice Crystals on Grass

Big Ice Crystals on Grass

Closeup of Ice Crystals on Grass

Closeup of Ice Crystals on Grass

More Closeup of Ice Crystals on Grass

More Closeup of Ice Crystals on Grass

And More Closeup of Ice Crystals on Grass

And More Closeup of Ice Crystals on Grass

Icy Grass

Icy Grass

Icy Queen Anne's Lace

Icy Queen Anne's Lace

Closeup of Ice Crystals on Frosty Queen Anne's Lace

Closeup of Ice Crystals on Frosty Queen Anne's Lace

Tight Closeup of Ice Crystals

Tight Closeup of Ice Crystals

Frost on the Ground

Frost on the Ground

Frosty Lamb's Ears

Frosty Lamb's Ears

More Frosty Lamb's Ear

More Frosty Lamb's Ear

Frosty Lamb's Ear

Frosty Lamb's Ear

*** This site is comprised solely of the opinions of its author, Stacey Morgan Smith. She works to promote gardening and tourism in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, from Roanoke to the Potomac River.***

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