The sun rise this morning - and then later, just before noon, the sun was reflecting off sparkling mini-icebergs.
Sunlight makes a huge difference; the animals love basking in the house in the winter sun. Here's I-Ching and Bear.
I don't follow the "rules" with my mother cyclamen plant. I water it just like all my plants; it never stops flowering but does slow down in the summer. That's fine. Who needs flowering plants in the house in the spring, summer, and fall? In the winter it always produces more blooms right on schedule and just when most needed. This plant below is a seedling perhaps from the fourth or fifth generation removed.
And here are Great-Great-Great Grandma on the left and mom.