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 cool, humid day. This morning dawned red; now the lowering clouds have led to persistent light rain. The other day we had a thunderstorm and the first appreciable rain in many weeks. The drought conditions here have been reclassified from moderate to severe and the natural world is thirsty. Our farmers' markets show the … Continue reading A Rainy Day