Monthly Archives: November 2014

Snowy

 The setting sun illuminates a snowy landscape a day after the latest storm dumped a foot of sticky, wet snow on much of the Northeast. Two days later, because it is still below freezing, many trees still look like this. … Continue reading

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Holiday Surprise

This is what we woke up to this morning. A foot of heavy, sticky snow fell yesterday through last night, downing branches and trees. We lost power twice, about ten hours total. Fortunately, we have a back up generator, so … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a … Continue reading

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Last Hurrah

Oakleaf Hydrangea (H. quercifolia) puts on a show in reddish-orange and burgundy beyond a screen of dried wildflowers – goldenrod, aster and heliopsis – gone to seed at the edge of the field.  

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First Snow

We received our first snow of the season overnight, dusting autumn with a sugar coating of winter. Melted where touched by the sun, the snow lingers in the shadows, portending winter, a little more than a month away.  

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Confetti

Beneath the Japanese maple, fallen leaves lay in a confetti carpet on the grass.

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Nature’s Gifts

Nature’s gifts often overwhelm me.

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