Friday was record warm and rainy so many of our streams and rivers are at flood stage. Yesterday was cold with heavy snow and a thick blanket of new snow has covered the briefly bare ground. This morning brought bright … Continue reading
A snowy, blustery, frigid , monochrome day! Today is Epiphany: Little Christmas. This day in the Christian liturgical calendar honors the arrival of the Wise Men at the stable in Bethlehem.
After a day of rain the morning greeted us with a golden sunrise. Jennie, who awoke in the night, said the moonless sky had been awash in stars. Now the wind, blowing briskly from the north, rustles the leaves that remain on the oaks and pushes choppy waves across the water.
I had intended to grab my camera and go out early while the sunlight retained a warm glow, even going so far as to ask whether others might wish to go with me. Now the light has turned a winter white, washing the color from the landscape. Between the flat light and the cold breeze I’ve lost the drive to actually be outside. Continue reading
A warm day, high cloud slowly lowering as the day passed. Jut now the cloud obscured the low sun. With luck, we shall have rain. Here by the lake, the trees are in full color as you can see in … Continue reading