December 30th. Dawn of a blustery day.
December 31st. New Year's Eve. Serious snow began by 10:00 AM.
The beaver lodge has a fresh, insulating layer of snow.
January 17th. A few days of bitter below zero mornings have clogged
Judd Brook with ice.
Ice crystals above an algae-filled drainage ditch.
January 19th. Last night's heavy snow blankets the ice on a stream.
In places, ice and snow completely mask the stream...
...leaving only peepholes to the running water below.
January 21st. Sunrise.