Cold, Blue Creek - An Extraordinary Wandering

Cold, blue creek

It’s brutally frigid on the Arctic plain but a cold, blue creek rushes defiantly through a field of icy florets. Freshly fallen snow has created a deep embankment smoothed over by persistent winds.


Providing a warm note, reddish trees are gathered in clusters that are scattered throughout the winter pasture. At 22 degrees below zero, there isn’t another living creature to be seen, making the extraordinary wandering even more memorable.


The intense storm has cleared out but even a dazzling sun can’t warm up the cushion of cold air that has filled the void left behind. The stream of transparent indigo flows in a series of sharp s-curves through a vast country of desolation. Life on the prairie is hard.


Brutally frigid

Deep embankments

Icy florets

Freshly fallen snow

A dazzling sun

An indigo stream

Cushion of cold air

Desolate country

Life on the prairie is hard

Reddish trees

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