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Freezing Rain

This Northern Virginia winter, instead of snow, we’ve had this; beautiful, treacherous, luminous freezing rain. Advertisements

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Ice Crystals Up Close

When I opened the blinds this morning,  I discovered this: long, beautiful ice crystals formed in the water collected at the bottom of a green slide in my backyard. Such beauty can be found in the details of ordinary things.

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Spring Beauty

Right now, beneath the trees, the forest floor is dotted with delicate, shimmering flowers known as Spring Beauty. The color variation among plants is, interestingly, due to the plant’s attempt to maintain a delicate balance between attracting pollinators (crimson flowers) … Continue reading

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