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Winter in Litchfield

March 20, 2015 A dim sun before the snow started falling on this last day of winter; then more snow.
Frozen lake. Snow on leaf.

March 11, 2015 At last, a major thaw. We saw morning fog in valleys, like here along the Housatonic River.
Fog over Housatonic River.

March 7, 2015 Icicles are still everywhere, but tomorrow may start a return to normal temperatures.
Frost on window.

March 4, 2015 With temperatures down to 4 above, the cold and frost continue.
Frost on window.

February 24, 2015 At 13 degrees below zero F, we woke to the coldest morning of this season.
Frost on window. Frost on window.

February 19, 2015 Beautiful frost formations each morning are a compensation for the relentless cold.
Frost on window.

February 14, 2015 Snowy Valentine.

February 10, 2015 Everywhere you look there are icicles.

February 6, 2015 Frosty windows this morning.
Icicle. Icicle.

February 3, 2015 Another snowstorm followed by more cold.

January 30, 2015 More snow.
Zero degrees F.

January 29, 2015 An even zero this chilly morning.
Zero degrees F. Icicle.

January 21, 2015 A chilly 11 degrees F means that everything was frozen this morning.

January 13, 2015 Warm morning sunlight on the cold ice that accumulated yesterday.
Ice on tree.

January 9, 2015 A snowy morning.

January 8, 2015 The coldest air of the season means that lakes are freezing hard.
Thermometer. Frozen lake.

January 6, 2015 A sprinking of snow and our mouse of the month.

December 30, 2014 A cold end to 2014, as branches over a waterfall accumulate ice. Happy New Year!

December 29, 2014 Chilly air and a lovely sunset.

The winter solstice December 21, 2014 at 6:03 PM.

December 20, 2014 Happy Holidays.

December 18, 2014 After days of rain, a dusting.
Snow. Snow.

December 12, 2014 More snow, but just a little.

December 11, 2014 After days of rain, some of it freezing...some snow.

November 21, 2014 Bounty. Happy Thanksgiving.
Bounty. Bounty.

November 14, 2014 First snow of the season!
First snow. First snow. First snow. First snow.

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