From swimmer to flyer

Don’t you love it (feel a sense of awe) when you get to witness one of nature’s sacred moments? I happened to walk by this nymph “shell” and see the greenish yellow adult dragonfly standing on top just after it emerged, the sunlight passing through its fresh, translucent wings. And then it was ready and…

Snow melt in New England

I took this a couple weeks ago during the warm spell right after 10 inches of unexpected snow in early April. There is always something alluring about fast flowing water. It always reminds me of how powerful nature is.

This warm day

This warm day. . . The park was full of parents with young children. The redwing blackbirds are chattering in the backyard and a sparrow couple is making a nest in the birdhouse. The patch of crocus on the south side of the house has burst into bloom. Every year it happens like this.  And every…

Spring Alive!

It’s so amazing to watch these open over the past 24 hours when 9 days ago we got 12 inches of snow!  Yesterday afternoon, this morning,  this afternoon. The whole neighborhood feels more alive with birds singing, parents walking their kids around the block and the sound of motorcycles down on Main Street.  Welcome spring!!!