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Lazy Summer Afternoon

Fluffy, cottony clouds float in a Wedgewood blue sky. In the treetops above me, goldfinches twitter; cedar waxwings dart and swoop after insects, calling “zee-zee” to one other. I sit in one of the Andirondack chairs above the river, taking in … Continue reading

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Renewed

It is such a joy to be outside these days with the birds calling from nearly every tree and bush, I’m thrilled to be alive to witness the renewal of another spring. After this past, bitterly cold winter, these warm, sunny … Continue reading

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Dawn Walk

After a night of rain, the sun rose above fog-shrouded hills and shadowy valleys. Illumined paths of sunlight stream through the forest, and bejeweled branches, bright with raindrops, adorn my way.Long tree shadows stripe the snow as I take the snowshoed trail … Continue reading

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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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