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Walking in Snow and Ice

I went for a walk today. I am sore all over, but it was good to go. I need to go more often. Imagine the snow is just deep enough to swallow your feet whole. The ice on top is … Continue reading

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Just Like “The Lorax”

As I was driving to CT a few months ago, I was surprised to see piles of trees along the side of the highway. I was awed by the scope of the destruction. It went on and on. And then, … Continue reading

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Two Trees With Character

I like a trees. I particularly like trees with character, such as this one. This tree is located near the Icefalls. It has more trunks than is usual, and I wonder why. What benefit is there for a tree to … Continue reading

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SITY: The Big & The Small

Perhaps it may seem silly to write about the little snowstorm we had last week given that we’re still digging out from the blizzard of 2015. But small snowstorms are wonderful. They’re a lot less trouble than blizzards and often … Continue reading

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Walking in November

Somehow I managed to escape the house and take a few walks in the woods recently. One of the things that amazes me at this time of year is how many different leaf shapes there are. In one area of … Continue reading

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Nature’s Persistence

I am often impressed by Nature’s persistence. Look at this tree growing out of a rock. There’s a sad bush on the border of our yard that appears to be some kind of blueberry/huckleberry. It doesn’t get a lot of … Continue reading

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SITY: It’s Raining, It’s Pouring

In honor of this weekend’s very rainy weather, I offer you some photos from a wet day earlier this month.

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Fall = Love

Having seen no ticks this year (just tiny tick-like things we now believe to have been mites), I finally decided to brave the woods behind the house. I have been up there many times in the last few weeks. Fall … Continue reading

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Seek and You Shall Find

The weather has been variable this winter but never too warm or too cold to enjoy a walk in the woods. Here is a collection of pictures I took during my recent walks. Remember how I told you last year … Continue reading

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SITY: The Aftermath

People may call Irene a Tropical Storm, but she’ll always be a Hurricane to me.

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