Month: May 2019

Photo Challenge: Acadia: May 16

A sunny day always brightens the spirit and brings forth an inner vitality often suppressed by extended gloomy, overcast sky’s.  We have certainly had our share of inclement weather over the past couple of weeks! The cloud cover increased somewhat this evening, however, the… Continue Reading “Photo Challenge: Acadia: May 16”

Photo Challenge: Acadia: May 14

Today was cold and rainy with temperatures that just chill you to the bone.  I had a long, long day of work and training sessions.  For my photo today, I chose to once again review some of my photographs from last year – as… Continue Reading “Photo Challenge: Acadia: May 14”

Photo Challenge: Acadia: May 13

Sunset this evening was fairly unremarkable.  I had committed to getting down to the coast after work tonight with my camera and tripod and I was not to be deterred.  While the sunset was not as colorful as I would have liked, the tide… Continue Reading “Photo Challenge: Acadia: May 13”

Photo Challenge: Acadia: May 12

May flowers tease me With their brilliant display,  I hunger for more.   —- Lynn Thomas Amber Strolling through the campground late this afternoon, I came upon this rhododendron blooming in the amphitheater along the woods edge.  What a surprise!  Guessing this is a Korean Rhododendron… Continue Reading “Photo Challenge: Acadia: May 12”

Photo Challenge: Acadia: May 11

I spend a lot of time walking around the natural areas incorporated within the Land and Garden Preserve here on Mount Desert Island.  Adjacent to Acadia National Park, the preserve is a quiet place with rustic hiking trails and carriage roads that offer views… Continue Reading “Photo Challenge: Acadia: May 11”

Photo Challenge: Vermont: May 10

It’s been a steady and sometimes heavy rain here in Acadia all day – low 40’s and wet!  No chance to get out and take pictures today.  I looked through my computer files for any photographs I’ve taken on May 10 and found this… Continue Reading “Photo Challenge: Vermont: May 10”

Photo Challenge: Acadia: May 9

Since I still do not have water available at my campsite for the season, I was forced to fill a 6-gallon water container several times after work today and fill by hand.  After completing this task, it was going on 7:15 pm and I… Continue Reading “Photo Challenge: Acadia: May 9”

Photo Challenge: Acadia: May 8

  I could see this magnolia blooming from Route 3 as I drove by Asticou Gardens today.  It beckoned me to come closer and I just had to stop in and visit with it.  I have a Star Magnolia in my garden at home,… Continue Reading “Photo Challenge: Acadia: May 8”

Photo Challenge: Acadia: May 7

The weather was ideal today for an early morning hike up Pemetic Mountain.  The route I take is best done in May and June before the park shuttle bus starts to run.  I park at the Bubble Pond Parking Lot (which is closed once… Continue Reading “Photo Challenge: Acadia: May 7”

Photo Challenge: Acadia: May 5

Finally, I was able to get in a 4-mile hike after work today and meandered along part of the Ocean Path just before sunset.  Pools of water were evident along the rocky cliffs and provided for some nice reflections.  The clouds were interesting as… Continue Reading “Photo Challenge: Acadia: May 5”