Category: plants

Land and water, December 30th

I walked down to the beach at Salt Pond yesterday. I observed changes in the landscape due to the winter storm last week. The first, and most obvious, was this huge root mass, taller...

Trees and snow

What a storm. We are having perfect weather here for Christmas Eve, in the 20’s (F) and snowing lightly. The power is out. But we have a generator and a woodstove. No trees fell...

Old Pond Railway Trail

My walk today brought me down Old Pond Railway Trail. Sam & I walked this way yesterday, and I saw a large patch of lichen windfall. I wanted to go back today and do...

Domestic December

Yesterday the wind kicked up and it really started storming after dark. I took this photo of waves coming in during my morning walk. It was hard to fall asleep last night in the...

Bounty

I am taking some time to feel gratitude today. For plants, for my garden, for all the giving that goes on in the world. And look at this! A fresh angel wing begonia sprout...

First snow

A gloomy day. Snow early this morning changed to a cold rain, temps in the 30s. We went grocery shopping. It takes all day and is not my favorite thing to do. Although I...

Red oak

We hiked up Schoodic Mountain this morning. Now I’m overwhelmed with stuff to do before going to Connecticut for mom’s services. But I don’t regret it. It was a beautiful morning to be outdoors....