A few days ago I went towards the lake to take pictures. The wind was strong and cold. The temperature was close to -9°c. The last time we had such cold weather the
It is amusing to see these porcelain boats. This boat
When you get some pictures you need to experience the weather. On this specific day I had to walk along a frozen jetty. I did not care about walking normally. I walked so that if I slipped I could grab on to the rocks on my left. If I fell to the right I would fall into lake water at around 5°c. When I got close to where I wanted to get pictures I wanted to photograph the waves breaking and I got the image that you see above.
The wave splashed me. My coat was soaked and so were my jeans. Within seconds my coat started to freeze but I continued to take a few pictures. Within minutes I could feel that the damp jeans were beginning to freeze. I stopped taking pictures and as I headed back I could feel the parts exposed to the wind start to freeze. I got some warm food and went to thaw and dry.
I could feel that my hands were cold, especially one or two fingertips. It didn't take long to warm them up. Despite the cold wind, this is nothing like scuba diving in five-degree waters for 20+ minutes like I used to do for two years a while ago. There was no excruciating pain, no desire to cry because of the pain.
Within a few days we got another treat. Deep snow by the lakeside.
Winters are most fun when they look wintery. Snow and ice make winters more fun. With snow and ice we can take seasonal pictures and for those of us willing to brave the