December of 2015 was the warmest December on record in these parts, but with the New Year we're getting back down to more normal Winter temperatures - high temperatures just a little above freezing (low 40s F, 5º - 7º C) and lows below freezing (upper teens to mid 20s F, -8º to -3º C). I went for a walk in the Dykeman Spring Nature Park this morning to revel in the feel of Winter in the woods. Now if it would only snow!
|The Dykeman Walking Trail on a snowless January morning|
|Looking across the Dykeman Spring wetland|
|Long tree shadows stripe the trail as it wanders through the woods|
|A fallen Oak leaf beside the trail|
Post scriptus: The following shot was taken and processed specifically for Facebook, and more particularly for a private group dedicated to photography describing an imaginary dystopian world (although I've posted it to my Timeline as well). I thought I'd post it here for your amusement!
|"The words of the prophets are written on the subway walls..."|
© 2016 by A. Roy Hilbinger