Thursday, January 31, 2013

The Bells! The Bells!

Very cold weather followed by two warm days then high winds made an interesting walk by the pond this morning.  There were stretches of open water, driven by the wind under thin sheets of ice.  I noticed an odd clanging noise as I walked down`the path, like church bells in the distance,  and realized it was the music of water under the ice, bumping and flowing.  The sound changed as the wind did, and the sun changed the ice by the minute, so I think this was a shortlived performance of nature.  I was lucky to catch it.

2 comments:

dogonart said...

interesting. couldn't think of an appropriate comment but kept thinking..."Ringing... Ringing"

Anonymous said...

Speaking of bells, your snowdrop is also known as a "Candlemas Bell" - J in Cowtown