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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

autumn haiku - weather


if the woolly bear theory is right, we will have a mild winter




morning walk
the squawking of jays
a woolly bear

Saturday, September 23, 2017

autumn colors haiku

I have never seen so many asters as we have in Maine this fall,
especially the deep purple New England asters.
I have grown them in my garden,
but
asters really look best in the wild.


along the dump road
purple and pink asters grow
scarlet maples flare

Sunday, September 10, 2017

damsels and dragons haiku


autumn wildflowers
a flurry of meadowhawks
the full harvest moon




along the path
purple damselflies hover~
paper birch

Thursday, August 31, 2017

out and about soon


hi friends,
i haven't been on much this month
and i haven't taken many photos lately
that is going to change soon

i had a knee replacement 10 days ago
 i am doing very well
can't wait to get out outdoors with my camera

this shot of fleabane 
was taken last fall 
i love the wild ones!

Sunday, August 6, 2017

summer memory


this is a photo taken 
of my old garden 
when I lived in the country
my brother in law
made my garden tower
many years ago
i painted it antique blue
but loved it even more
when it was weathered,
and covered in lichen
the field behind the garden
was full of wildflowers
some natural, and some
added by me over the years
when I lived there, 
i had a winding path leading 
from the garden into
the woods
the dark at the top of 
the photo is the edge of the woods
i don't miss my old house
i do miss the garden and the field!

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

wind in the clouds


the clouds are better some days than others
this past Monday was a very good day
my first view of the day
was a buildup near the ground
the ocean is off in this direction
quite often, clouds stack up near along the shore


this was taken higher in the sky
the various layers of clouds were moving at different speeds
the closer white ones were flying



two watering cans?
I have an imagination!


I spotted a couple of hawks
playing in the currents 
while I was out shooting
just missed getting one of 
them in this shot

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

winter work



This is what I am working on now.
It will go on the wall in my sewing room when it is done.
I am thinking about gardening, but it is way too early here to do 
anything but start clippings from last year's pink geranium.


 The obedience plants above came to me in the mail 
 from my, Kerri.
I love them, and so do the bees.


Poppies are another favorite. 
I like the way they start in
the garden but end up everywhere.



Monday, February 20, 2017

Monday, January 23, 2017

ghost tree


this is an old shot of a maple that I have admired 
for the past 40 plus years
I found out yesterday 
that it is gone
thanks to Google maps
it was beautiful in every season
sad to think that it ended up 
as firewood, 
but,
I guess that is is how life is
the crow is
still around
I am glad to say