Category: Vermont

November Photo of the Day 11.06.21

After the fall leaves drop and before the snow flies, the subdued colors of the November landscape are so easy on the eyes. There’s magic in each season! I walked back to the pond to check things out and was amazed at the perfect… Continue Reading “November Photo of the Day 11.06.21”

November Photo of the Day 11.05.21

This morning I was focused on going over my camera equipment – cleaning, sorting and deciding what I want to bring on my week-long trip to South Carolina. I did have one persistent problem that I was hoping to solve with the help of… Continue Reading “November Photo of the Day 11.05.21”

November Photo of the Day 11.04.21

We have a large naturally occurring cluster of milkweed in the meadow adjacent to our pond. There are so many native and introduced plants whose seed pods are absolutely amazing and just as interesting as their flowers. Milkweed is one of those native plants… Continue Reading “November Photo of the Day 11.04.21”

November Photo of the Day 11.03.21

My late afternoon walk today was chilly but beautiful. The rain/sleet mixture we experienced in the early afternoon gave way to blue skies late in the day and I headed out to get some fresh air. This old roadside apple tree caught my eye.… Continue Reading “November Photo of the Day 11.03.21”

November Photo of the Day 11.01.21

The month of November is kicking off with clear skies and moderate temperatures! 🙂 Sunrise this morning produced some great vivid colors reflecting off the clouds. Our red oak tree in the front yard has yet to drop its leaves and they were all… Continue Reading “November Photo of the Day 11.01.21”

Snow Magnolia

Shivering blossom Under a snowy blanket Longing for sunshine. ~ Lynn Thomas Amber I believe a more appropriate common name for the Star Magnolia should be Snow Magnolia! Here in the north where this magnolia reaches its hardiness limit, the opening blossoms often endure… Continue Reading “Snow Magnolia”

NO Mud!

The exceedingly warm temperatures this week meant that we were all on high alert for the roads to break up and revert to mudslides. Surprisingly, the roads remain relatively dry and hard-packed. It’s been an unusual spring mud season or lack thereof! I’m not… Continue Reading “NO Mud!”

Sounds of Spring

Sights and Sounds of Spring Meltwater trickles Along the mud-covered road A burbling river. ~ Lynn Thomas Amber Yesterday, the sun was shining brightly, warming the spring air and lighting up the forest. I found that I had a little extra bounce in my… Continue Reading “Sounds of Spring”

Sleigh ride

Recently, we’ve been getting eggs from our good friend Bill – whose chickens have returned to a more regular laying schedule. Since we were down to 1 egg in the refrigerator this morning, Jim called Bill to see if we could swing by and… Continue Reading “Sleigh ride”

March in Vermont

A week into March here in Vermont and I’m feeling hopeful! 🙂 I get this adrenaline rush every year about this time after a long winter of snow and cold temperatures. This year, the long winter included isolation due to the pandemic – so… Continue Reading “March in Vermont”