Category Archives: Nature

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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So cute!

Now look who is coming for meals in my garden–sigh! Fortunately they aren’t eating the “deer resistant” plants I’ve been planting this year, at least not yet.  The bunny is happy with all the clover in the front lawn. The … Continue reading

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