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Winter in Litchfield

February 5, 2016 Winter finally looking like winter.

January 11, 2016 Windy enough to kick up waves on this small pond.
Hawk over pond.

January 7, 2016 Migrating birds and a 767-3SF at FL380 travelling at right angles to each other.
Migrating birds.

January 6, 2016 Heavy frost deposits on these trees along the Bantam River.
Frost on trees.

January 5, 2016 Steam fog above the non-frozen parts of the lake.
Steam fog.

January 5, 2016 The coldest air since early March of 2015; and two different frost patterns.
3 degrees F. Frost. Frost.

January 3, 2016 The air is colder but the light is warm just before sunset.

December 29, 2015 The long warm spell has ended. Today the first winter storm of the season brought sleet and ice.
Quince. Quince.

December 25, 2015 The warmest Christmas in recent memory prompted some out-of-season blooms like this quince.

December 23, 2015 Winter begins with unusually mild and moist air, bringing nighttime and morning fog.
Fog. Fog.

December 21, 2015 Winter, at 11:49 PM.

December 17, 2015 A mild but moist day for mice.

December 12, 2015 Sunrise on another warm day.

December 11, 2015 The sun shines through a Linden leaf.

December 7, 2015 The moon approaching Venus (it will pass in front six hour later, but during daylight).

November 20, 2015 It takes some — ok, a lot of — looking, but isolated trees have patches of colorful leaves.

November 3, 2015 As foliage season winds down, it's getting hard, but not impossible, to find trees with colorful leaves.

November 3, 2015 Sunshine on oak leaves.
Oak leaf. Pumpkins.

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