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Okie Winters

Bluestem Encased

Bluestem Encased

A small roadside field of native big bluestem grass, formerly the dried up stalks of the previous summer's growth, stands coated with ice. Extrapolate this scene out to truly grand scale -- many square miles -- and one gets a sense of how ice storms looked on the Great Plains before they were plowed and settled.

Norman, OK (10 Dec 7), looking W