So crazy this happens! They are called frost flowers, a strange phenomenon where frost grows from imperfections in the surface ice amid extreme sub-zero temperatures nearing or forming spiky structures that have been found to house microorganisms.
Full moon in winter. To see the shadow of the stretched barbed-wire of this country fence across the crusty snow is amazing. / I would really like to see snow like this around here this winter. Would be wonderful, especially at Christmas.
Reminds me of the chapel in Schladming, Austria where I went to school. The Snow Church is the oldest structure in Yosemite Valley. It was designed by Charles Geddes, an accomplished church architect from San Francisco.