Category Archives: Out and about

Dreaming on a Chilly Night

By the time I thought about taking a walk today it was already getting dark. The temperature was down to 14 degrees, two degrees lower than that last time I had checked the thermometer. I needed to hurry up and … Continue reading

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Wolf Moon

Earlier tonight I couldn’t remember what the traditional name for a January full moon was, but I ought to have been able to guess. When you see a moon so clear and bright on such a frosty night, the instinct … Continue reading

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Day 53: Walking

I am out of shape, and I need to get more fresh air and sunshine. Today I went for a walk on my driveway again and counted my steps. It is roughly 125 steps from the garage door to the … Continue reading

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Do You See What I See?

Weathered wood is strangely beautiful. I often take pictures of it. There was something familiar about the lines of the weathered tree trunk pictured below, but I didn’t realize what it was until I reviewed the pictures today. Do you … Continue reading

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From My Phone

While working on my photo album this weekend, I remembered that I had some pictures on my phone that I wanted to include. So, for the first time since 2017, I took the effort to transfer pictures from my phone … Continue reading

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Icy Transformations

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‘Tis the Seedy Season: Part II

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‘Tis the Seedy Season: Part I

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Mission Accomplished

The black specks make me think that it’s mountain cranberry, but that’s a problematic identification. Mountain cranberry is rare in Massachusetts and its status is listed as “Endangered.” According to the state’s Fisheries & Wildlife page for mountain cranberry, “only … Continue reading

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Rhapsody in Blue

The asters were amazing this year. I found not only the usual white asters, but also pink, purple, and blue. I found them in the woods, and I found them in the meadows. One day, there were so many asters … Continue reading

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