First snow at The Rancho

 

First snow in our new house! Not much of a snow, just a dusting really. I went out first thing in the morning to explore the frozen backyard with my faithful companions

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Two faithful companions, reporting for duty!

 

I was first attracted by the apples that still hung on the tree, capped with snow

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Frozen birdbath

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I went to the frozen fountain, and thought it would be fun to photograph a contrasting pebble across the expanse of ice. So I picked out a pebble and tossed it out there.

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Thanks, Barclay! You’re a lot of help!

 

The statues looked kind of haunting, draped in frozen cobwebs and snow

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Snow and cold marked every part of the yard.

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The little birds who visit the birdbath every morning must have been disappointed to find it frozen over. One hopped across the snow and left tracks for me to find.

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4 thoughts on “First snow at The Rancho

  1. The apple photos are cool! I'm amazed that you still have apples hanging around. Ours were gone by November.

    I also like the birdbath photo, too. Very creative with the snow outlining the shape of the birdbath and with the footprints, there is no mistaking what you are photographing. 🙂

    ~Lisa

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