Saturday, January 29, 2011

Observe a Snowflake


Hubby went outside today and took
 some pictures of snowflakes.


They look like little stars.


I find this fascinating. Beautiful.  Amazing.


And rarely do I stop and look closely at one.


Is life so hectic...


That there's no time to observe a snowflake?


If  you don't have this on your list of things 
to do today...  add it.  It only takes a minute.


15 comments:

  1. Bobbi, these are beautiful! Good job Gary! And to think there are not two alike! Oh it can be so mind-boggling sometimes.
    Yes, we can all stop to 'smell the roses'.

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  2. Now it's on my list for sure, Bobbi! But I'm going to have to wait until Tuesday. Today it was a balmy 70+ degrees and I rather like that! You have inspired me to get a good picture of a flake. And thank you so much for your wonderful comments on my blog. Your thoughtfulness meant so much!

    Liz

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  3. Wow, that is so neat....hard to imagine how tiny they can be and so beautiful when up close...I love these pics!

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  4. I've taken some macros of snowflakes, but none of them look anything like this, I had to enlarge this. It's amost unbleieveable, but they do seem to be made from partly ice! They really are stars!!! Perhaps it's really stardust, that's wht I think!

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  5. I, too, will have to wait a few days. Snowflakes are like us, no two alike, and very beautiful. Great shots, I don't think my camera would be able to get close enough.

    Good Post!

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  6. WOW--what a great post. I am sorry to say I have never observed a snowflake like this-up close. I see them as a bunch of white with no shape or dimension. I am missing a lot. Perhaps we should say stop and view the snowflakes :)

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  7. I love the snow - - especially when it has first fallen - so very white - - whiter than any white we have. I love watching the snowflakes drift down from heaven.

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  8. They ARE so beautiful....and looking closely takes your breath away....so intricate!
    Thanks for the reminder to look!!

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  9. Nice shots, snowflakes are hard to capture, but they are beautiful.

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  10. Thank you for sharing these photos! Guess I will have to wait till I am up north some winter to check them closer. 8*(

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  11. Beautiful photos. I do take the time to look at snowflakes. Perhaps because I'm retired and have the time, perhaps because I missed them so much when I lived in Southern California and there were none.--Inger

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  12. Hi Bobbi! Great photos and thinking about how 'individual' snowflakes are a reminder of how unique we also are, and how life is full of flakes sometimes! :-)

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  13. Very beautiful. We are suppose to get snow tomorrow. A look at God's handy work.

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  14. I have made wishes on snowflakes and I think that I recognize some of those beautious snowflakes.. They are packed full of wishes.
    Thank you to your husband for taking the photos.
    love
    tweedles

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  15. Those are great pictures! I don't think I've ever seen a snowflake that close up. I'm usually spending my time indoors cursing the stuff...LOL!

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