Tag Archives: river

Moody Blues

Late afternoon sunlight and tree shadows create moody blues along the river. *Just to clarify, this is what it really looks like– no blue filter or tint added post processing.

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River Ice

Last Sunday’s rain storm raised the water level on the river by about six feet, breaking up the frozen ice into large chunks that were four to twelve inches thick. Flowing downstream in the flood, some of these icebergs stuck in an eddy … Continue reading

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Green Frog

Here is one of the handsome green frogs that take up residence every summer in the small pond outside our front door. This fellow came out to enjoy the sun on one of warm days we had last week, basking on the little … Continue reading

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Ripple

For a long while on a recent afternoon, I stood on the river’s edge mesmerized by the ripples and distortions of color reflected on the water. Between the light breeze and insects disturbing the surface, it was an endless show, … Continue reading

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Be Here Now

“Be Here Now”  ~  Ram Das Words to live by. I often use this phrase to shift my focus back to the present moment, instead of ruminating about some past event or anticipating a future one. Some refer to it … Continue reading

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Wood Turtle

I was surprised to come across our resident Wood Turtle (Glyptemys insculpta) today sunning herself on the bedrock outcropping on our small river. Listed as species of special concern in Massachusetts, I usually see this one at least once a year, generally … Continue reading

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Pieces of Sky

Cerulean sky reflected in the river.

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River Batik

Reflected trees and sky look more like a painting than a photograph.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections

River of Clouds Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections

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Waiting for Summer

One of the things I enjoy about blogging is visiting other sites and seeing ‘what they are up to’ as WordPress encourages us to do. Oftentimes, I find someone who shares a similar viewpoint of the world, and commenting back … Continue reading

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