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Day 185: Soon

Recently I mentioned how I wanted to create a walking path on my property and that one of the potential destinations for the path was the big rock at the front of my property. Here is a picture of that … Continue reading

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Day 145: Rainbows and Oaks

Isaias turned out to be a strange storm. Mostly it hit us with wind, but for a little while we had slashing rain interspersed with periods of sunlight, creating an on-again, off-again rainbow. Just when it seemed the storm was … Continue reading

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Day 144: In for a Bumpy Ride

It’s late afternoon and the wind is already picking up. The worst of Tropical Storm Isaias isn’t supposed to hit until later tonight, but already our driveway is covered with bits of tree debris, and a tree limb hit 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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Inspiration Abounds

It’s amazing how often I am reminded to work on my novel. Trees are everywhere, not just outside, but inside. I find them in art and literature, even in architecture. At Livia’s art show there were some paintings of trees, … Continue reading

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SITY: A Tragedy

On Saturday I walked down the driveway to pick up The New York Times newspaper that was waiting for me at the end of it. As I passed beneath the trees I noticed that there was a layer of greenish-brown … Continue reading

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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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