The Fate of Horses

A cloudy, chill day; the rain has stopped for the moment. We may have snow later but it will likely not stick. Last Tuesday I awoke to a brilliant reddish sky; sure enough the old mariner's saying proved correct and by evening we were in the midst of a storm. Hopefully all this rain will … Continue reading The Fate of Horses

Where Is Winter?

A pleasant afternoon, cool with a smattering of fluffy white and gray clouds scudding across the cerulean blue sky. There is just the hint of a breeze, just enough to move small limbs a tad. We are a third of the way through January and it still seems like November as this winter without a … Continue reading Where Is Winter?

Just Too Hot For November

A cloudy, grumpy morning, way to warm following a record smashing weekend of heat. I'm told the day began with a marvelous sunrise. Here and there trees are in full color but the dominant landscape now is mostly bare branches with a few fluttering leaves hanging on. The oaks, holding tight to their leaves, are … Continue reading Just Too Hot For November

Acknowledging Ancestors and Spirits

Today dawned a spectacular late autumn day, the sun hitting bright foliage with an illumining, slanted light. Autumn continues to unfurl ever so slowly and we are enjoying the leisurely spread of colorful foliage. After a very chilly start,the fall has been much warmer than the historical norms, further evidence that New England is more … Continue reading Acknowledging Ancestors and Spirits