With the end of January in sight, the weather is still bitter cold, with sometimes an unexpected ‘mild’ day in between. I haven’t been outside much, most of the beaches are frozen solid or hard to get to, and backroads that lead out to the forest trails I enjoy are just plain inaccessible when there’s this much snow.
Yesterday I enjoyed a brief walk on Bull Creek Road to see the sea ice on the North Shore:
Something else I enjoy doing these days is finding interesting ice formations on frozen ponds and lakes:
That last shot is an aerial view of a spot in our backyard where a fox has left its tracks. We know this individual well, as it is the fox that sometimes sleeps underneath our deck.