Monday, December 27, 2010

Let it Snow...

I know some of you are going to laugh at this, who have been buried in snow and who have to shovel daily just to get out of your driveways!
(You can click on the photos to see them bigger.)

But for us here in Savannah, yesterday something amazing happened - snow flurries! When a friend mentioned on facebook that it was snowing where she lives (a little more inland), I was sure we wouldn't see any snowflakes so close to the coast.
But I was wrong! And because nothing accumulated where we were, I had to find a few perfect snowflakes to show you...
Now, the sun is shining again, but it's still bitterly cold. I hope all of you who live in areas hit hard by yesterday's (and today's) big snow storm here on the East Coast are doing well. Stay warm and safe!!

And to all of you a very Happy Monday!!


  1. Hello Liebling Silke!

    I think these are fantastic snow flakes. I have never taken close up photos of snowflakes before. It is cold here too but no snow. Do you know that each snowflake has 12 angles? Always! Stay warm! I am working this week and will be on call New year's Day! Ugh. Hahahaha! Oh well. I am thankful. Have a blessed day. Tsup! Tsup!

  2. We're really getting hit today! We're having a blizzard in fact. But I remember the times, growing up in the South, Georgia, when we used to get REALLY excited if we got the least bit of snow!! LOL Oh! The good old days! ^_^

  3. The shots of the perfect flakes are wonderful! We never get them slow enough to enjoy them that way, though I love it when it is so cold that the land on your sleeves and you can see each varied one.
    Perfect art in the tiniest of packages!
    Stay warm my friend!!!


  4. ~i love these photos!!! snow is possibly headed our way by wednesday...not much but hey i am keeping every wish out there to see some glistening white!!! warm wishes and brightest blessings~

  5. silke, funny, funny! i took a couple of shots of single snowflakes yesterday too--just above my den window sill. what amazing perfection. can it really be true that each is actually different? i don't think that can be possible! (i should have looked it up before asking here!)

    there is snow here but mostly drifts. keeps telling my cold cheeks we are quite alive!

    have fun. :)


  6. LOL, you're right, Silke, that is a bit funny! That's why I didn't try to photograph the ones from yesterday morning. I thought I'd get laughed out of blog-land...especially by my family in Germany!

    But, I suppose, to us the idea of snow is equally exiting as the actual snow itself! (kind of sad, but true!) I'm off to look for Frau Holle :-)

  7. Liebe Silke,
    Wir haben mittlerweile seit November Schnee. Es sieht zwar wunderschön aus, aber ich bin trotzdem froh, wenn es wieder wärmer und vor allem grün wird.
    LG Sabine

  8. Merry Christmas Silke and a Happy and love filled New Year to you and Daniel, complete with snow!
    I love the snow flakes and you are right, they are just perfect.
    Love and hugs.

  9. ooo, I love that you were able to capture those tiny snowflakes so beautifully, and I especially like that you shared them with us! So very cool, no pun intended.
    Here we are in NM, dry as a bone.
    Merry merry and happy happy!

  10. Tiny little sparkling miracles How do you ever get that photo! Is that tiny little snow flake real?

  11. That is so cool, Silke! Hope you had a wonderful Christmas

  12. Pretty!

    We don't get snow here either. Even my town's name - SPRING, Tx - tells the white stuff to just stay in the freezer. ;o)


  13. Hallo Silke, sehr schöne Bilder. Wie kleine Diamanten. Wir sind ja mittlerweile an die kalte Pracht gewöhnt und arrangieren uns damit. Ich finde es sieht alles viel schöner aus, wenn alles mit Schnee bedeckt ist. Und es ist alles so schön hell - das liebe ich. Dir einen schönen Tag, Inge

  14. Wow, fantastic! I love that you captured these snowflakes on such a great background.
    xoxo Kim

  15. Ok Silke, if that is snow flurries, what is bitterly cold to you? We are buried pretty good here and I say it's balmy at 20 above, and not bitterly cold until it's 20 below!
    Great photos, it's fun to see them so delicate and pretty like that! xo

  16. OK, so I did chuckle a little bit when I saw all three of your snow flakes.:) I heard that Atlanta recieved snow on Christmas for the first time since 1882 or something like that. Aren't those little flakes amazingly intricate in boggles the mind.

  17. come see my snowflakes, silke, but be prepared to also put up with little boy pajamas and wild cookies in the process :)


  18. Silke, the snow flake photos are beautiful. It is amazing, isn't it, how perfect each one is? I LOVE snow - the more the better. There is something about snow at Christmas that is like the icing on a cake - the finishing touch.
    I wish you love, blessings and joy in the New Year, Silke!
    ♥ audrey

  19. Absolutely amazing. Miraculous really, when you think about it. Thank you, Oh Beautiful One, for reminding us that miracles are abound. **kisses** Deb

  20. Oh my god Silke! I am awestruck. I HAD NO IDEA. I can't believe it, I can see real snow flake shapes!! I thought that was just under a microscope I guess. INCREDIBLE. I love these photos. How thrilling it must be, I'm so excited about the snow falling all over the country and the world. Thanks so much for sharing.

  21. How sweet these snowflakes are! We had many snowflakes here - LOL Over a foot of them, to be exact. We were snug in our home as the blizzard hit. The snow sure is lovely to behold. My Christmas wish came one day late! Theresa

  22. Die sind aber wirklich niedlich! So mag ich den Schnee am liebsten! Herzliche Grüße von Luzia.