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December 30, 2015

When I’m not skiing or staring out the window at my Christmas lights or trying to settle into life in a much smaller space than I’ve gotten used to, I marvel at the icicles hanging off some of the buildings in the neighborhood. In the village, of course, they knock them down before they get too long, but private residences don’t always, so I’m treated to wintery scenes like this one back before Christmas.

Wintery scene

Yesterday, six days later, they’d grown some:

Bigger than before

This morning, many were broken off:


I assume by next winter I’ll probably be less enamored by things like this. Right now, I’m all “whoa, those are some big icicles”. There’s a building close to the village that has a 2 and a half story icicle dripping down one corner. I’d take a photo, but it’s right along the main mountain road, which is busy what with it being Christmas week, and it would be sad to miss ski season due to being hit by a car that didn’t expect a pedestrian in that spot.


On this date in 2014: Temptation at the Thrift Shop
2013: Little Karen
2012: Sock Monkey Tries Five Guys
2011: Sock Monkeys Redecorate
2010: Sock Monkey Goes Grocery Shopping
2009: Gadgetry
2008: Twilight, The Movie
2007: Fitter
2006: Chilly Afternoon Out
2005: Triplets
2004: Vacation Paddling
2003: Pikachu Loves Me, At Least for Now
2002: Lost Weekend

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