Project Alicia : Wordless Wednesday Linky Party: A Winter Wonderland

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Wordless Wednesday Linky Party: A Winter Wonderland

Every now and again it appears mother nature and the master of the universe join forces to produce something magical. Upon waking on Monday I peered out the window to witness one of those said, rare magical moments. I felt like I was in another world. It was a winter wonderland of sorts. And no word can adequately describe the sheer perfection that my eyes beheld. So I did what had to be done. I grabbed my boots and camera and ventured out to capture it. However, admittedly- it was also a bit of a letdown. It was more beautiful than anything my shutter could sequester. Wish I would have grabbed my bogs instead. The snow was deep after half a foot or more had just fallen the couple days prior.

I am no scientist. Nor do I wish to be even in a subsequent life. However, turns out when a thick fog rolls in and temps are below freezing simultaneously, the condensation freezes on branches and limbs like something out of a sci-fi movie. The results are breathtaking. No, that is not snow on those branches. Those are tiny individual ice crystals perfectly preserved and frozen in time. Like magic.

If it wasn't for the freezing temps part, it would be a perfect world.

And although this does not begin to do it justice... enjoy my interpretation of a winter wonderland. (Hopefully in the comfort of your nice warm home.)


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Link up below and then head over and check out some of the other great WWs. Wordless Wednesday Headquarters, Live and Love Out Loud, Parenting For Dummies, and 5 minutes for mom. You can also find a complete list of WW hosts over at Shibley Smiles.

Happy Wordless Wednesday!

79 comments:

  1. fantastic pics, just fantastic!

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  2. These just took my breath away! SO beautiful!

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  3. These are fantastically beautiful. Just like you my friend!~Kim

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  4. I could have kicked myself yesterday, we went to Cedar Rapids, and guess what I forgot, my camera. It was just as you described it, AWESOME. Your pictures captured it wonderfully. Thanks for sharing.

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  5. It looks so much more wonderful through your eyes and your lens.

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  6. Sosososososo beautiful...I could get lost in those pics Lish :)

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  7. Oh Alicia, these photos leave me just speechless! Wow!!!

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  8. beautiful! hubby says he wants to move somewhere that it does that. :p

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  9. Hi Alicia,
    All of the shots are gorgeous. But the snow with the berries has to be my favorite. Wow!
    I've posted a shot of my most unusual Christmas gift. Happy WW!
    David/ Tropical Texana/ Houston

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  10. Beautiful pics! It {almost} makes me miss {that much} snow. Almost. BTW - I cannot wait to try your monkey bread recipe. YUM! I haven't been commenting much lately, but I still have been stopping by to see what you're up to ;-) I haven't been participating much in memes over the last month or so, but with the new year approaching will hopefully be back on track! A New Years resolution....

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  11. It truly does looks like a dreamy winter wonderland! Fantastic photos!

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  12. Pictures just don't do it justice on the most beautiful things do they? Yours are wonderful by the way!

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  13. Enchanting!! Just enchanting!!

    Happy WW!

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  14. I agree snow is so pretty, esp when fresh. I almost posted mine I snapped yesterday , but no where as gorgeous as yours, and snapped from a car going 65+ MPH! hugs, Faythe ~ GMT & linked

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  15. Gorgeous. Rob just looked at the screen and said "Wow..I wanna live there". And that's saying something because he's usually pretty miserable when it comes to cold. :-)

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  16. Wow! Between last week and this week you are on a Winter Wonderland Roll!! Beautiful images. We had about five tiny flakes here and they melted as soon as they hit anything solid!!

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  17. Just so we're clear. I'm doing my pouting dance because my winter photos never turn out like this, although I have the opportunity and the same kind of landscape! LOL Beautiful, simply beautiful.

    ~Mimi

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  18. Let me just say that being from CA...I don't DO SNOW. I don't like snow....but those pictures my dear...are amazing!!!!!!!!!! Beautiful!!!

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  19. Ok, now those make me actually kind of miss the snow a little bit! We haven't had much around here yet this winter, but I'm sure it's coming soon. I love to look at it from afar in photos like these - just gorgeous!

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  20. Gorgeous photos! Reinforces my disappointment that our predicted snow never arrived. What a letdown!

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  21. I am STUNNED. Those are shockingly beautiful pictures.

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  22. Unbelievably breathtaking! Surely this is what heaven looks like, except I'm pretty sure it's a lot warmer. :) You outdo yourself every.single.time. Amazing photos, Lish!

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  23. wow! your pictures are SO beautiful!

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  24. WOW! these are STUNNING!!!!!!!!!!! OMG!!! AMAZING!!

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  25. Oh my goodness gracious! Those pictures are breathtaking!!!

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  26. WOW!!! Alicia... those pictures are absolutely beautiful. Thanks so much for sharing. Hope you and the fam are staying warm. xo

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  27. Extremely lovely winter shots!
    Happy WW

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  28. Lovely winter shot:)
    Greetings from Finland

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  29. Some of those pictures are absolutely stunning.

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  30. Wow Alicia those are gorgeous captures...Happy New Year.

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  31. Absolutely gorgeous! It looks a little like that here in Germany too, with all of the snow we've had lately!

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  32. These photos are so breathtaking! I hope you have a Happy New Year!

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  33. Freaking awesome. Winter wonderland WOW!

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  34. Wow, that is gorgeous! I love the black & white color scheme of nature.

    Visiting from Hobo Mama and Natural Parents Network!

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  35. These pictures are absolutely beautiful!!! I'm no fan of the cold weather or snow, but I would've loved to have seen this in person!

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  36. Your photos are breathtaking! It is my first time linking up!

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  37. Stunning photographs - happy new year!

    Ramona
    http://create-with-joy.blogspot.com

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  38. Amazing pictures!!! Looks cold though!!

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  39. I think you did a fantastic job capturing your Winter Wonderland. Simply beautiful!

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  40. Your pictures make snow look like a good thing, which is very hard to do in my book! Great job!

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  41. Stunning photos... Love them all. winter is so beautiful. Headed to the mountains for some winter joy today.

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  42. Beautiful - I can feel the cold!

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  43. I have a winter picture to share as well. This is my first time linking up so thanks for hosting. The heavy frosts make for some great photos.

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  44. Those are beautiful! It makes our puny couple of inches here in the South look like dust. I posted about our snow yesterday. Thanks for hosting this.

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  45. These photos are absolutely gorgeous - I hope you have a wonderful New Year!

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  46. wow! so Beautiful! I enjoy your blog....Happy New Year!

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  47. Breathtaking! Your photo's are absolutely breathtaking!

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  48. Your photos ares simply gorgeous! I think they need to be on a greeting card or something! Happy Wednesday Alicia!

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  49. these photos are breath taking!

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  50. You did a beautiful job capturing it! We had a day like that this week! Truly amazing and beautiful. I could have just stared all day! I also noticed we had some cob webs on our front step I need to knock down thanks to this little gift. It took me awhile to figure out just what it was.

    Great pictures as always!

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  51. Your photos are absolutely beautiful!!

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  52. These are gorgeous!! I love the last one.

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  53. Holy White, Batman! That's a true Winter Wonderland!

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  54. As always, your photos are breathtaking. I adore the one of the snow covered trees along the road...just...beautiful!

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  55. Amazing photos! Isn't it amazing how a little frozen water can turn into a thing of true beauty.

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  56. That would have been a wonderful sight to wake up to! Great pictures! Beautiful scene!!

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  57. Wow, just perfect. The frost on the trees is just YUMMY!

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  58. STUNNING PHOTOS ALICIA! Beautiful!!!

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  59. BEAUTIFUL! All we have here is rain, rain, rain. It has barely stopped in the past two weeks.

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  60. Your pictures are incredible! I wish we had snow like that in Alabama. Thank you for sharing!

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  61. Stunning! You have a great photographic eye.

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  62. Those pictures are absolutely breathtaking!

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  63. B.E.A.-UTIFUL!!! Look out for yellow snow! ;)

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  64. OMG, I don't know which one I love the most! So stunning. They belong in a calendar.

    Dagmar
    Dagmar's momsense

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  65. Perfection! What a fabulous series of photos! Makes me wish I could truly experience winter. This is as close as I will get for now.

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  66. That snow is so gorgeous! We have hope of snow here in the desert tomorrow. :-)

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  67. Wow your photo's are incredible! I love the last one and the big tree, stunning!!

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  68. These are absolutely stunning! Excellent work!

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