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Sunday, December 21, 2008

Winter Solstice


Almost ironically, today is the first official day of winter. Last night was a crazy, stormy, snowy, windy, icey night. This morning the Portland Metro area, including Gresham, has pretty much come to a stand still.

At my house the foot of snow is covered by a thick layer of ice. The trees make a funny crackling sound in the wind.

3 comments:

Small City Scenes said...

When I lived in Portland we called that a Silver Thaw. Everything frozen. Trees get very brittle and snap like twigs. I am tired of this freezy stuff. MB

gogouci said...

Well this looks familiar.

babooshka said...

It is crazy for you but stunning for us to view another beauty.