Only another foot or two.

That’s all we need before the giant icicle growing from the southeast corner of our house reaches the ground and becomes a column. Kylie is fascinated by its size, but we keep her back because we don’t want it crushing her, should it fall.

Yeah, there isn’t a whole lot to do around here when it’s below freezing (I guess I could shovel snow from the sidewalks, but that would only make me look responsible). So watching the icicle has become the regular activity.

The dormer on our roof creates a nice valley, and when there’s enough snow we get a good-sized glacier in the crevasse. As the snow and ice being to slide and melt and freeze again, the drippings can really add up.