Tag Archives: New England

Back to Winter

Nearly all of our snow had melted and recently, some days really felt like Spring, but in March in New England, Nature can give us surprises. Seven inches of heavy, wet snow! My spouse tackled the job readily, bless him! … Continue reading

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Autumn Garden

This has been a wonderful year for fall color in my neck of the woods. Conditions favoring such all came together weatherwise– from a cool, wet spring to sufficient rain throughout the summer, ending with a cool, dry September. Perfect! … Continue reading

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A Different View April 18

Time for a spring view. Birch and maples are budding out in rose and green. The grass is growing, too. Spring at last! For contrast, here are winter and autumn shots: It’s nice to live where there are four distinct … Continue reading

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March Comes In Like a Lion, Goes Out Like a Lamb

“March comes in like a lion, goes out like a lamb.”  ~ Proverb Here in New England during March, we can experience a broad range of weather from raging blizzard, like Tuesday’s storm Stella, to warm days with temperatures reaching … Continue reading

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Maple Sugaring – A Rite of Spring

Spring is here with the calls of red-winged blackbirds, muddy roads and buckets hung on maple trees, which are tapped to collect their sweet sap. Although this winter was very mild, generally New Englanders wait a long time for spring to … Continue reading

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Walktober – Chapel Brook Reservation

I’m joining Robin at Breezes at Dawn for her Walktober challenge. Every October Robin sets forth the challenge to post a walk we have taken, then she links them all together at the end of the month for a cross-blog stroll. It is a … Continue reading

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Four Seasons

This weekend we took a ride to Bullitt Reservation to take my fourth and final photos in a series showing the four seasons from the same vantage point. Along with the ground blackberry that kept snagging and scratching my ankles, the black … Continue reading

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Black & White Photo Challenge #4

Day Four – White Ash bark (Fraxinus americana) Recap: I have been invited by Ana of Celebrating Sunshine to participate in a Five Day Black and White Photography Challenge. Her blog is full of cheerful, inspirational posts exploring the positive side of life. Please … Continue reading

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Winter View

We drove to Bullitt Reservation today and took a snowshoe hike to the spot where there is a nice view across the valley to the hills beyond. I’ve taken photos in summer and fall from this same place and it is a good … Continue reading

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Adaptation

There are very few places on the planet where the temperature is ideal for human habitation all year long. Where is it 70-75 F degrees every day – Hawaii perhaps? For most of us, we have seasons where we must … Continue reading

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