Today is a lovely mid-May day, filled with sun and birdsong. The world has leafed out and is a spectrum of vibrant green hues. I'm sitting at the computer, listening to the outside world and drinking my daily cup of coffee. After a cool, wet spring we have returned to warm and dry conditions, prompting … Continue reading Mid-May
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This morning is cold, with bright sunshine and a frigid north wind .Flowering plants abound, as do newly sprouted leaves, and fill the world with color. Spring is late, following an almost non-existent winter, continuing the accelerating changes to regional and global weather patterns. Plants and animals are generally very slow to adapt to predictable … Continue reading It’s April!
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
A day of heavy showers and break through blue sky, unseasonably warm. Autumn color has arrived and spreads itself slowly across the landscape. Many trees are in transition while quite a few remain green and the occasional tree is in full color. In some areas, especially stands of swamp maples, the trees are bare. Work … Continue reading Mid-Autumn