Mid January and Brrrr!
NO Kidding no swimming! But perhaps you can see the cleared ice behind the fence in the largest photo, perfect for a bit of outdoor exercise on skates. Moving clockwise, icicles, birds vying for for space at a feeder, shadows on snow around young evergreens, a male goldfinch perched above a feeder waiting for his turn, and dried grass in a wetlands area.
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