Much of the U.S. and Canada have been excessively hot recently. When it's over 90°F at the house it's too d--m hot and it's been that and more for several days. Today it's 94°F at the house with additional days over 90°F forecast for early nest week. To help keep cooler, I'll transport you back a few months –
Some say the world will end in fire,
some say in ice,
Is also great
And would suffice.
Robert FrostPersonally, I favor ice and find the photographic possibilities in ice are great and do suffice.
Winter’s long over and winter's ice is long gone and but a memory. There’s ice that is a dangerous nuisance – as was the ice on which I fell a number of years ago and smashed a camera in the process. Six of my ribs were broken and the camera was smashed beyond repair.
But there’s also nice ice that creates beautiful formations on waterfalls, on the edge of running water, on still water and on branches.
a selection of that nice ice –
Ice is ofttimes nice and sometimes not, but it can be beautiful and cooling, whether cooling a liquid refreshment or merely in our memories.