Friday, November 25, 2016

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Lingering Fall

Dry conditions with balmy days and nights seem to create a lingering fall....  (No heavy frost, so we're still harvesting peppers from the garden.)

Stella surveys her frontier....

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Favorite Hike -- Buffalo Mountain

Always enjoy this trek.  Intricate textures of the clouds add an fascinating touch.  And recently the access road to the trailhead has been "tamed!!
Iconic View of the "Buffalo"
    At the Top

Monday, May 30, 2016

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Late Spring Spectacle

This late spring flower spectacle repeats itself every year -- and the amazement never diminishes...

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Pond Idyll

Evening light enhances the visual -- accompanied by a rhapsody of frogs, birds & insects. It's moods vary throughout the day & night...  Always pleasant to live by a pond.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Middle Spring

All on normal schedule now... Cool & dry has been overpowered by warm & rain.  Spring marches forward!




Friday, March 18, 2016

Early Spring

First blooms of spring have crept out on us quite suddenly -- yellow forsythia, purple Grecian wind flowers, the white stellata magnolia, even the fragrant plum... and, of course, the ubiquitous clumps of daffodils scattered about...

Monday, February 8, 2016

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Winter "Greens"

Despite the single digit air temperatures, the consistent "warmth" of ever-flowing water from the spring house maintains the vibrant greens of grasses, moss and watercress.

Sunday, January 17, 2016