Clambering in the Fog
Clamber: intransitive verb: to climb awkwardly (as by scrambling)A weekend respite from frigid temperatures brought fog to my town, creeping in on its Sandburgian little cat feet. I grabbed a camera and went down to the Rum River—always picturesque—and found that it had become even more so in the mist:
To obtain an unobscured view I had to climb down an icy, rocky riverbank—in the dark. I really should have been wearing a helmet; I could have fallen on my head and knocked myself out. I wouldn't have been discovered until spring!
The Giddings Gazebo looked especially menacing in the mist:
And the view from the top of the bridge was eerily inspiring: