Monday, July 21, 2014


We have three colors of lilies blossoming at the same time in our yard. For some reason the deer don't eat them. Apparently the vegetables are a distraction.

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Lady's Slippers

Thirty years ago we had a lot of these in our neighborhood. Then, a local kid pulled them all up. We had only seen a few of them since that time, but while walking last weekend we noticed eight or nine. Hopefully they are making a recovery so we can look forward to seeing them every spring.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Apple blossoms, dandelions, violets, and a pathetic little bleeding heart are adding some color to the yard, which is nice to see after the long white season.

Monday, March 17, 2014

Last Friday, my Art of Recovery photo partner and I spent some quality frigid windy time photographing at Great Island Common on New Castle. It was pretty, but about fifteen minutes was all we could tolerate before heading to the Golden Egg for a hot snack.

Thursday, March 6, 2014

It was bitterly cold at Salisbury Beach State Park last Friday, but I managed to get a few photos of the wintry beach area while waiting for an encounter with a snowy owl.

Friday, February 7, 2014

River Ice

The fluctuating temperature and tides create some very interesting textures and ice formations on the river. I noticed these yesterday while crossing one of the bridges over the Cocheco.

Monday, January 20, 2014

Yesterday afternoon we took our first snowshoe hike of the season. We started out just before sunset, so by the time we got into the woods, the light was getting quite dim. The snow covering everything reflected enough of what light there was for us to be able to follow a logging road in the woods, and lights in a few houses enabled us to find our way across the lake and back home.