A Little Girl And Her Dad’s Ice Castles – January Cover

Photos By Hayley Osborne : ©2010-2011 www.nelsoncountylife.com : Inga Swiderski plays in her own winter wonderland courtesy of her dad Pete at their home in Nellysford, Virginia.

Nelson County, Virginia

What little girl wouldn’t love her very own ice castle? Inga Swiderski of Nellysford has her very own over and over each winter. Her dad, Pete, started making the ice creations for his daughter after remembering his own childhood back in Florida where citrus growers would spray their trees with a coating of water to protect them from freezing temperatures.

Our cover story from the January 2011 issue of Nelson County Life Magazine. Photographer Hayley Osborne and writer, Jennie Tal tell you all about this little girl and her dad’s ice castles made just for her! Click on the above issue to read the entire story.

Pete Swiderski of Nellysford moves the ladder around to spray and create ice formations for his daughter, Inga.

This is one story you have to check out. It will tug on your heart and make you smile through and through!



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