Nothing says winter is licking at your toes as much as the first ice formation on the lake. The was this constant almost music like a million ice crystal colliding and the loudest static electricity you have heard. It was a beautiful and irritating sound that I couldn’t get enough of and couldn’t get away from fast enough, at the same time.
Feel the flow:
Or view it static:
I think people swim right up until the ice forms, but this day there was a cold wind and the beach was empty: