Category: trees

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...

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...

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....

Brown

My mom passed away. Yesterday, October 23. Peacefully, at 92 years old. She was a gentle person (except when she wasn’t) and a mother of 8 plus foster children. She did a lot of...

A quieter day

I’ve been studying fall this year – or rather, how winter comes. There’s a lot of flourishes, last of summer days. Then there’s quieter, cloudier days, where the colors stand out that much more....