A new weather.. 

This week brought another new type of weather condition.  The “ice rain”.  This is not just a bit of hail and slush that makes slushy slightly slippy puddles.  This is a devil rain that turns all surfaces into ice rinks.  It forms a solid sheet like icing sugar on grassy areas and a barely visible rink on concrete and other hard surfaces.  Even walking on the ‘icing sugar’ on the grass did not make moving from A to B easier, it cracked with an aggressive stamp into large sliding pieces.  It clung to the trees and shrubs like a pretty glass coating.  Luckily it melted on the roads and pavements realtively early, but still…  



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