Saturday, February 20, 2010

Cold, But Beautiful...!


Some folks really know how to turn Winter into a thing of beauty!

Check out these pictures of some amaing work at the Alaskan Ice Festival in Fairbanks, Alaska!








Like I said...very cold but beautiful! Come to think about it...that sounds a lot like my ex-wives! But then, that's a story for another day!

Now, my friends, how about some fresh coffee in the kitchen?

14 comments:

Felinae said...

Those are very beautiful, I love the first one and the last one. What talented artists, thanks for sharing them. :)

Have a great weekend!

Hugs~Felinae~
(I am chuckling over the ex-wives comment);)

HermitJim said...

Hey Felinae...
They are indeed something to look at, aren't they? Hey, I'm glad my comment gave you a chuckle...

Thanks so much for coming by today, girl!

JoJo said...

Good Morning My Special One, WOW they are beautiful can you imaging trying to do such intract detail. Not me to much coffee maybe.... NO never. To bad about the ex thing that would be cold. LOL
Good coffee this early am

Rae said...

Amazing. I bet they are awesome to see in person.

Momlady said...

Awesome pictures and awesome ice art. My hands are cold just thinking of all the carving that took place. Guess it must be really cold when the festival takes place, else there'd be a lot of water, eh?
Coffee sounds good.

HermitJim said...

Hey JoJo...
Some folks have so much talent, it's amaing! I couldn't even do this in clay, much less ice!

I sure thank you, sweetie, for coming by today!


Hey Rae...
Sort of makes you want to go to one of those festivals, huh?

It's a shame they won't last long!

thanks so much for the visit, Rae!


Hey Momlady,
Going to be a lot of water for sure...when they melt.

I'm just blown away by these vreations!

Hey, thanks for coming over this morning1

Bob from Athens said...

Some of the comments are about when the sculptures melt, well with weather like this, they will be around for awhile.
FAIRBANKS...
.TODAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGHS MOSTLY 30 TO 35. LIGHT WINDS.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 5 TO 15... LIGHT WINDS.
.SUNDAY...INCREASING CLOUDS. HIGHS 25 TO 35. LIGHT WINDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LOWS ZERO TO 5 ABOVE. LIGHT WINDS.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND 25.
LIGHT WINDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS NEAR 5 ABOVE.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS NEAR 20.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 5 BELOW.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS NEAR 10 ABOVE.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 10 BELOW.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS NEAR 5 ABOVE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 10 BELOW.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS NEAR 5 ABOVE

HermitJim said...

Hey Bob...
i think you're right! Does indeed look like they won't melt any time soon!
I just can't imagine living where it's that cold that long! Call me a wuss when it comes to cold weather, I guess!

I appreciate you coming by today, Bob!

Did it MY way said...

They make me cold just looking at them. Beautiful.

See Ya

HermitJim said...

Hey Tony...
I know what you mean, brother! I know what you mean!

Thanks for coming by today, my man!

Tatersmama said...

They make me cold just looking at them... but that's a GOOD thing! Here in Oz, we're still in summer, and I gave in last night and left the air conditioner on - it's that hot!
I never pass up a cup of coffee though, so pass that pot, please!

Ken said...

...call me weird but,they can keep'em...cold is cold is cold,it hurts me,i wanna move further south...lol

Kyddryn said...

Lovely Mister Hermit, sir...now where's my giant bottle o' cherry syrup...?

Shade and Sweetwater,
K

HermitJim said...

Hey Ken...
I hear ya, man. Once my feet get cold, I'm done for!

Thanks for the visit, buddy!


Hey K...
You crack me up, girl! You really do...!

I'll see if I can find ya one!

Thanks for the visit!