Random Acts of Living

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Life, Hoarfrost & Braces

Reality of life has struck again this week. My dear Aunt, my mother's younger sister, collapsed in the lobby of her apartment last Sunday. Today she is in Intensive Coronary Care on a ventilator and we're waiting to hear about tests that have been done. Prayers are welcome, just keep in mind that Aunt Leta would prefer to move on rather than spend any time not being able to be productive. All my life I have remembered Aunt Leta as creating beautiful arts and crafts and it would sadden her to not be able to do this.
Tuesday I arose early to drive my dil and granddaughter to the dentist to get the granddaughter's braces put on. There was a dense white fog and hoarfrost on everything.
I didn't get these pictures till after we returned and I think it had already started to melt.
It was a beautiful country drive in the stark white with black outlined winter wonderland.
The Princess now has a colorful mouth that will eventually give her a mouth full of pretty straight teeth.


Oz Girl said...

I am sooo sorry about your Aunt. And I understand her wish to move on if she cannot do the things she loves to do... that would most likely be my wish in such a situation.

I drove to Ohio last week to visit my ailing 93 yr old grandmother - it is so hard for us to get older and watch family members age and pass on!!

The hoarfrost is beautiful (didn't know it was called that!) and I really love the very first pic of it!

Admiral Hestorb said...

Those pictures both of the frost and The Princess are gorgeous!!!
I hopped over from Boylerf's page.


Moonshadow said...

OG - Thank you. There have been so many deaths lately. A generation is leaving us. A generation that learned some very hard lessons, I hope we listened well enough.

My hoarfrost pictures are nothing compared to the shots that KSHIPPYCHIC took. http://digitalandphotoartforsale.blogspot.com/2010/01/frosty-macro.html

Welcome to my blog Admiral! I have no cats, but I have in the past. Someday I should blog about them. :)

Jennifer said...

Thank you for visiting my blog and leaving this link. I did not know what that type of frost was called. I had not seen anything quite like it. Nice photos!

Moonshadow said...

Jennifer - your hoarfrost was MUCH better than mine. Especially with the black goat for background. :)