Category Archives: Nature

Deer in the Garden & Geese Overhead!

West outside for lunch yesterday – Winter Solstice – to discover a deer in my garden and a large flock of geese honking overhead. So happy that i got pictures of both!

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Special Sight

Wrapping up a very long writing day but wanting to share this photo before I crash. This stand of magnificent cosmos is about half-a- block from my house. The flowers span the entire width of the front year. Year after … Continue reading

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River Otter

On our walk along the Hudson River today we spotted a river otter swimming in the Hudson River, just north of the George Washington Bridge!

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Snowdrops and Spring

“There are flowers in our woods!” Linda exclaimed as she went out the back door this morning.  Got my shoes, my camera and out I went–snowdrops!  One of my favorite childhood memories is my mother’s ritual of looking for the … Continue reading

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Snow!

First snow for twingrandkids, and it’s a whopper!

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Blizzard

Cardinal in my dining room window during our first Blizzard of 2016.  I’d invite it in, but we have a cat!

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Walk with Ruddy Turnstones

Did one of our favorite walks yesterday at Island Beach State Park, a 10-mile long, narrow, undeveloped barrier island off the NJ coast.  The last mile is just ocean, white sand, and sand dunes.  It ends at Barnagat Inlet, where … Continue reading

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Wildlife Galore

Jarred out of deep-writing-thinking by a cross between growls and bleats in my backyard I looked out the window–3 fawn skittering around, complaining about being caught in a downpour. I took the photo during a recent walk in my neighborhood … Continue reading

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Orphan Fawns

“Bring a camera,” Linda whispered from the back porch. I did, and there they were–the orphans–eating my garden–sigh! Printing copies to send to various grandchildren at camp, including Sophie who, six years ago when the deer first appeared, sympathetically dubbed … Continue reading

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It Rained!

Two bummed-out looking twins whose grandmother and daddy didn’t pay close attention to the weather and got caught in a torrential rainstorm a long walk away from home!

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