Wednesday, April 10, 2013

I is for Icicles

Glimmering, glistening Icicles are amazing. When I was a little girl visiting gramma's, I'd gape at the elongated frozen fingers that hung from the second story gutter to the ground!



With that said, I've another snippet from
Wickedly They Come:

Tumbling out of the heated car and into the bracing 

outdoors, Jordan couldn’t help but admire the 

patina of iridescence on fallen snowflakes. Shoving 

on gloves and wrapping her scarf securely around 


her neck, her eyes gradually adapted to the 

brilliance. Impressed, Jordan gazed in wonder at 

frost-encased tree limbs glistening with frozen 

droplets of thawing ice captured in time, giving 

them a surreal clarity. 

41 comments:

  1. Thank you, and thanks for dropping by Juliet!

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  2. Hello, Cathrina! That's such a lovely description. I've always enjoyed the beauty of icicles, too! When I was a kid I liked breaking them off and licking them like a popsicle.

    Happy A to Z-ing! from Laura Marcella @ Wavy Lines

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  3. Oh, I loved imagining the scene as Jordan gazed up at the tree limbs, beautiful imagery. And I love icicles as "frozen fingers," so true.

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  4. I love the discription. It reminds me of the local trees after last Monday's storm.

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  5. Oh how I miss the cold weather and icicles. There's nothing so beautiful (as long as I'm well wrapped up). That's a lovely snippet.

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  6. SO jealous! Around here, the only icicles we get are the ones that form after your beer explodes in the freezer. Gorgeous pics - they go perfectly with the text!

    (And although I'm terribly late to the game: GRATS BOOK DEAL, ma'am. That is so exciting! You must be on cloud 9!)

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    1. Why thank you Tex!! And thanks for dropping by.

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  7. As children we used to lick icicles. Nasty I know, but we were children, what did we know?

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  8. Those are beautiful! I'm a pro photographer by trade and admit I have a fascination with water in all its forms.

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  9. They are beautiful. When we were kids we used to love picking icicles and eating them. lol I'm sure we weren't the only ones.

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    1. My friend got hit in the nose with an icicles. Lots of blood, but he's okay.

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  10. I haven't seen icicles for quite a while. They really are amazing to look at.

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    1. You must live in a warm climate??? Thanks for dropping by

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  11. Your pictures are beautiful, as are your words to describe them.

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  12. I like taking pictures of snow and icicles! Great snippet!

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    1. They are beautiful. Thanks for dropping by, Kerri.

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  13. Some nice writing. Icicles are beautiful and fascinating. We used to get some great ones when my family lived in Northern Indiana--those gutter to ground wonders like you describe.

    Lee
    A Faraway View
    An A to Z Co-host blog

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    1. Icicles are really amazing. Thanks for dropping by, Arlee.

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  14. Beautiful imagery:) Lovely excerpt!
    Cheers!
    Sam

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  15. Love the photos. They're gorgeous. Great snippet too :)

    KC @ The Occasional Adventures of a Hermit & Oh Frog It

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  16. Loved how you described this winter scene.
    I think icicles are beautiful too.

    A-Z participant blogging from Elise Fallson

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    1. Thank you Elise, and thanks for stopping by.

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  17. Oh wow, I don't get to see many icicles where I live in Oz... except maybe in my freezer (lol).

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    1. Oz would be a nice place to live. Thanks for stopping by.

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    1. Icicles are amazing. Thanks for stopping by.

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