It is 16 deg out today. Earlier it was 6 deg. and it will be that cold again later today but right now the sun is shining. So the snow rests on the branch of the apple tree; the sun melts it slowly but it's too cold to drip; the freezing temperature then freezes it solid. I went out searching for icicles this morning. This is the most interesting one I have ever seen. Then I went in the house to get my "good" camera only to find this beauty fallen to the ground on my return.
This icicle inspired me to look for others around the neighborhood. So on my walk but mostly in my own yard I went in search of icicles. Here is my find: