You've probably guessed by my blog title that I was born and raised in Southern California.
I was a sun goddess growing up...
flip flops year round...
but more likely you'd find me at the lake water skiing.
Be that as it may...I also had experienced snow...
here and there...
once, even at my house in Glendale...I was about 4 years old!
So when I moved to Mammoth Lakes, I was still a Newbie to living in and with snow.
And I had never heard of Hoar Frost!
Until I started blogging, and saw a post about Hoar Frost on my blogging friend
Linda Pierson's blog of her rancher's life in Alberta, Canada.
Sooo...living where there was lot's of snow...I went searching for Hoar Frost!!!
"The Free Dictionary says....2. a covering of minute ice crystals,
formed from the atmosphere at night upon the ground
and exposed objects when they have cooled by radiation below the dew point."
(Not sure about the radiation part...but the rest worked for me!)
And I found it in Lee Vining!!!
Just the right amount of moisture to cold...and magic happens!!!
I'm getting cold just looking back on these!!!
Snow...and Hoar Frost...are so delicate and beautiful...
While I don't miss snow on the ground in June,
I do miss the beauty and peace of a fresh snowfall, and searching for Hoar Frost
on a cold, wintry day!!!
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