Snowflakes or snow crystals form when ice crystals freeze around tiny particles of dust that are in the air and join together as they fall. Ice crystals that melt as they fall become rain. Ice crystals that form near the ground are called frost.
I miss winters up north cross country skiing. One of the more beautiful things I've experienced is being deep in a forest, during a light snow, with snow already on the ground. The peace and quiet. My happy place.
Misty Forest The 30 Most Beautiful Nature Photography - organic adventure in the wild through a forest of evergreen trees in the fall autumn through fog like a hippie boho bohemian black and white silhouette photo through fog
Deep within the winter forest among the snowdrift wide You can find a magic place where all the fairies hide. ~ Author Unknown Makes me wanna put on my boots and beanie, sip cocoa and run through the snow for snowball fights and making snow people