A rainy, cool, autumnal morning. We had close to two inches of rain overnight and the landscape responded by turning a lush green. In the wildflower garden there are renewed splashes of yellow from members of the sunflower family. Yesterday was the final day for summer rules at most beaches and this past week we, … Continue reading Rain
Today dawned muggy, foggy, and warm. Last week we had a couple of thunderstorms and their rain has greened the landscape a bit. In spite of the rain we now find ourselves in extreme drought. After six years of drought we are in the odd position of beginning to transition to a more drought tolerant … Continue reading Late August
A late-summer walk along and through fresh water marshes.
A bright summer day, the late afternoon shadows lying deep under the spreading trees. A sea breeze sways the branches as the odd cloud momentarily blocks the sun. We are still awaiting rain as the earth is parched by strong sun and wind. The humidity has been consistently high but does little to ease the … Continue reading A New World Arising