See these pretty blossoms I photographed on Monday?
Here are those blossoms today:
And remember that grapevine that's in most of my sparrow shots?
No sparrows in today's icy tangle!
I did spot a small flock of larger birds in a tree two backyards away:
The thin coating of ice is pretty. It gives all the trees a soft, enchanted-forest appearance:
Especially since everything else (including Oliver, who photobombed this shot) is unfrozen and still in living color:
In the time it's taken me to post these photos, the ice has begun melting. Thank goodness! We have things to do and places to go.