There are a couple of spots on Hudson Branch that have the most amazing diversity of ice formations when the flow is up and the air is cold. This "ice-turd" is one of its latest creations...it was close to 24-inches high, I'd guess. [photo by cathie bird]
At the beginning of the last snowy cycle, a bunch of icicles formed at right angles, pointing toward the wall. Two or three days into the cycle, new ones formed in the ususal way -- some of the right-angle ones made another turn toward the ground. I got this image before we started our daily hike through the holler today. By the time I got back, all of the icicles and snow had fallen off the roof.