Ghost Ships

If you’ve followed my blog for a while, you know I am fascinated by the reflections in our harbor.  On calm days, the reflections are almost exact replicas of the images they mirror.  On gray days with slight movements in the water, they can seem a bit eerie.  (I’ve rotated these images 180 degrees.)

Frozen Harbor and Frosted Windows

When the wind is still, which is not very often, the harbor sometimes freezes over in areas. It doesn’t last long, and the fishing boats sail year-round, but when it does happen, it is a delight to study the ice patterns.  Here are some images from yesterday.

Polar nights have arrived!

  They’re here!  I was a little off on my countdown and the polar nights arrived two days ago. No sunrise or sunset for two months.  As we head toward the winter solstice, each day will be a little bit darker.  Rose-tinted landscapes, thanks to nature’s design.  

Magical Arctic Light

This morning we woke to a misty rain falling to the icy ground, creating very slippery roads – ice with a layer of water on top.  Watch out!  I was expecting a gray day and not much daylight since sunrise is at 9:15 am and sunset is at 12:43. But this is what happened withContinue reading “Magical Arctic Light”