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This January’s Illinois ice

Frost on my neighbor's roof lags behind the sun's light. 1 Jan.

Frost on my neighbor’s roof lags behind the sun’s light. 1 Jan.

Beached river ice from below. 15 Jan.

Beached river ice from below. 15 Jan.

Ice beached on the south bank of the Rock River, from below. 15 Jan.

Ice beached on the south bank of the Rock River, from below. 15 Jan.

Ice from below, I think. 15 Jan.

Ice from below, I think. 15 Jan.

Beached river ice and, in the distance to the north, geese on the Rock River at Byron. 15 Jan.

Beached river ice and, in the distance to the north, geese on the Rock River at Byron. 15 Jan.

Beached river ice. 15 Jan.

Beached river ice. 15 Jan.

Delicate ice structures on river bank. 15 Jan.

Delicate ice structures on river bank. 15 Jan.

Sculpted-seeming ice on beached river ice. Dark background. 15 Jan.

Sculpted-seeming ice on river bank. Dark background. 15 Jan.

Another view of sculpted-seeming ice on beached river ice. Lighter background. 15 Jan.

Another view of sculpted-seeming ice on river bank. Lighter background. 15 Jan.

Even the grass was slippery after this morning's freezing rain. 16 Jan.

Even the grass was slippery after this morning’s freezing rain. 16 Jan.

These icicles from my deck table seemed to lens the deck railing uprights into vertical candy stripes. 16 Jan.

These icicles from my deck table seemed to lens the deck railing uprights into vertical candy stripes. 16 Jan.

Icicle drips. 16 Jan.

Icicle drips. 16 Jan.

Patterned ice on an unpatterned glass deck table. 16 Jan.

Patterned ice on an unpatterned glass deck table. 16 Jan.

More ice on glass table. 16 Jan.

More ice on glass table. 16 Jan.

Recent frozen-water forms

Snow, 21 Nov. 2015

Red on white. 21 Nov. 2015

Frosty dandelion seedhead, 8 Nov.

Frosty dandelion seedhead, 8 Nov.

ice from a bowl, 28 Nov. 2015

Underneath the flat surface of dog bowl’s ice, these shapes. 28 Nov. 2015

Frozen water on window, 21 Nov. 2015

Frozen water on window, 21 Nov. 2015

Frosty leaf, 8 Nov. 2015

Frosty leaf, 8 Nov. 2015

ice from a bowl, 28 Nov. 2015

Foreground: Water-side surface of ice formed in dog bowl. Background: Ice formed around the edge. 28 Nov. 2015

Frosty dandelion leaf, 8 Nov. 2015

Frosty dandelion leaf, 8 Nov. 2015

Snow, 21 Nov. 2015

Subtle shadings of snow. 21 Nov. 2015

ice from a bowl, 28 Nov. 2015

The facing edge is the edge of the approximately half-inch thick top layer of ice from a dog bowl. 28 Nov. 2015

Frosty dandelion bloom, closed. 8 Nov.

Frosty dandelion bloom, closed. 8 Nov.

Snow, 21 Nov. 2015

An icy edge of a small drift, 21 Nov. 2015

ice from a bowl, 28 Nov. 2015

At bottom of pic, the water-side of bowl-topping ice. Top, edge of ice around the edge of the dog’s bowl. 28 Nov. 2015

Snow, 21 Nov. 2015

A drift’s ridge, 21 Nov. 2015

Frosty, curly carrot leaves. 8 Nov.

Frosty, curly carrot leaves. 8 Nov.