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Wordless Wednesday

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Change

One thing we can always count on is change. Nature has taught me that nothing stands still. The way of living things is birth, growth, death and repurposing. Life is nothing more than a river of molecules passing through form. … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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Waterfall Ice

Each winter, our waterfall becomes ice encrusted as soon as the temperatures fall below freezing. As the water continues to fall and freeze, amazing ice formations grow, which I find fascinating and beautiful. Every day brings a different configuration. Warmer weather or … 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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Spring Green

Our waterfall dressed in Spring Green. Isn’t she lovely? Escaping into Nature is good for us. The sound of falling water tumbling over stones and the color green have been proven stress-reducers. I feel so blessed this view is just … Continue reading

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Crystalline Gifts of Winter

On New Year’s day, because snow was forecast, I went out for an hour and shot 122 pictures of ice on our stream from the waterfall to about two hundred feet downstream. A bit extreme do you think? (Probably not, if … Continue reading

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Reflections

Gentle stream of rippled Water Darkly reflected Trees Winter blue Sky          Pebbled Riverbed            Anvil of Stone                      Blankets of Snow

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Frost and Ice

Last Saturday when I got up, it was 10° outside. Frost clung to every surface and by the time I walked out, it had “warmed” to 17°.  I brave the cold at this time of year, wrapped in down and … Continue reading

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