Minnesota Prairie Roots

Writing and photography by Audrey Kletscher Helbling

Icebreaker February 13, 2014

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An edited photo of Fred's Foods.

An edited photo of Fred’s Foods.

FROM VEHICLE LEVEL, the view of Fred’s Foods in Montgomery, Minnesota, is limited.

Snow pushed from the parking lot forms a street-side barrier.

But for photo purposes, I find this scene visually pleasing—the jolt of red against white, the strong graphic of the building rising above the snow line like a defiant icebreaker charging onward.

Toward spring.

© Copyright 2014 Audrey Kletscher Helbling


16 Responses to “Icebreaker”

  1. Beth Ann Says:

    I heard a rumor that spring was coming. Someplace. Sometime. But not quite yet. I love the red graphics, of course.

  2. Looks like you had a lot of fun with this photo. Maybe Fred’s should hire the guy who made the duck snow sculpture for their own snow pile. A frozen food sculpture, perhaps?

  3. treadlemusic Says:

    When I first glanced at the photo I thought it hadn’t fully downloaded!!!!!!! LOL! The perfect photo for this winter!!!!! Hope Caleb is doing ok in his snowy location………….. Hugs…

  4. hotlyspiced Says:

    I bumped into an Aussie friend today who moved to NYC four years ago. He said he was so pleased to be out of NY and back in Sydney because of the vicious winter. It doesn’t seem to be ending xx

    • You are correct on the never ending. The northeastern coast of the U.S. was socked again yesterday with a major snowstorm. That includes the Boston area where my son attends Tufts University. And he thought he was escaping fierce winters when he left Fargo. Not so. Sydney does sound pretty inviting about now.

  5. What is this thing you call “spring”?

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