Sunday, January 24, 2010

Exquisite North Dakota Beauty

Early this week, a thick fog blanketed the landscape. Hoar frost and ice accumulated on trees, bushes, fences and buildings. It was breathtaking. On Tuesday, I asked some of my friends for permission to wander through their beautiful yards in search of pretty pictures. Here’s what I found:

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Cathy & Todd’s Bell

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Hettinger Cemetery

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Tree Row by Hettinger Airport

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Tree Row by Hettinger Airport

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Hettinger Courthouse

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Hettinger Post Office Front Door

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Joe & Pat’s Front Yard

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Brian & Kim’s Front Yard

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Brian’s Frozen Fish Weather Vane

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Cathy & Todd’s Gazebo

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John & Gina’s Collies, Annie & Gracie

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Annie? or Gracie? I can’t ever tell who is who

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Annie, or Gracie?

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Icy Cobwebs on John & Gina’s Barn

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Old Barn South of Town

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Hancock Point Picnic Area, at the Edge of Mirror Lake