Estelle Woodburn of Independence Township took this photo of a 3,000-pound ice sculpture created outside Consol Energy Center for the occasion of the Penguins' home opener.
Rick Calvert of Waynesburg spotted these two bucks sorting out a disagreement when he looked out the door of his hourse recently.
Susan Jennings took this photo of the sun rising over a snow-covered Washington Park.
Gary Yarbrough of Canonsburg took this photo while on a winter hike at Peters Lake Park.
Norma Ealy took this photo of a cardinal in a pine tree during a recent snowfall. She said the colorful birds are plentiful around her home.
Peggy Everett of Avella sent us this photo of a possum who doesn't seem pleased about sharing his "dinner table" with a big buck.
Tina Lasko was at work in Marianna when she looked across the road and saw this fox running along the creek bank. She was able to get outside and get this photo just after the fox got a drink of water.
Craig Stephan took this photo of a bluebird in Houston, Texas.
Kacie Brownlee of East Finley Township took this photo of a piece of Americana artwork created with the help of three Holstein steers who ate down a round bale of hay into human form.
Some people play "Where's Waldo?" For Jim Archer of Washington, it's "Where's Shadow?" Jim says that every time he goes grocery shopping, his cat hides among the empty bags after the groceries are put away.
Melanie and Paul Lemley spotted this diverse gathering of ducks on a recent visit to Washington Cemetery.
Santa has his sleigh, and it looks in this photo as if Cupid is making his Valentine's Day deliveries on the back of a deer. Linda Greco snapped this shot at the perfect time through her sliding glass door at Bellmead Apartments in North Franklin Township.
Pamela Murphy came home from work recently to find that workers had broken a water line in her front yard, leaving the yard, the driveway and this crabapple tree caked with ice on a 10-degree day. At least she got this photo out of the deal.
Audrey Sulerud took this photo of colorful reflections in the fast-moving waters at McConnells Mill.
Malisa Silassy spotted this robin sitting in an oak tree outside her office at Washington County Community Foundation on a cold winter's day.
Brook Ward took this photo of Pitt's Lamar Patterson taking the ball to the hoop over C.J. Fair during the recent Pitt-Syracuse game at Peterson Events Center in Pittsburgh.
Brook Ward took this photo of a long stretch of empty Montana road.
Ellen Hanckel took this photo of water cascading over the edge of a fountain in downtown Charleston, S.C. (Submitted by Hilda Kudaroski of Washington)
Kerry Pigeon took this photo of gas wells flaring in West Pike Run Township recently.
Tommy Gourley, 4, with some help from his mother, Carrie, built this spiffy snowman recently at the family's Washington home.
Margie and Connie Constantine submitted this photo of Mount Rainier taken during their motorcycle trip to Seattle, Wash.
Ed Kovacik submitted this photo taken by his son during the recent blizzard in New England. He captioned it this way: "For immediate sale in Connecticut: Beautiful condominium with furnished deck featuring, from left, a large gas grill, chiminea and a lovely patio set."
Jim Marquis of Avella got quite a surprise on a recent Saturday night when he went outside and saw this owl perched on the bed of his truck.
Gary Yarbrough of Canonsburg took this photo of an orangutan while at the Pittsburgh Zoo for the recent penguin walk.
Cupcake the lamb is ready for spring at Bruce and Sandy Cowden's farm in Prosperity. (Photo by Eric Cowden)
Tracy Tustin took this photo of a waterfall during a winter walk at Ohiopyle State Park.