Header Title Here

collie

The End of the Dog

The details are still vivid but the dates are blurred in my memory. We had a sweet, apologetic dog name Bonnie, a collie who was

Read More »
winter tree

Winter Tree

https://vimeo.com/506267793 When there is a gentle snow, without wind, the trees get frosted and I took my little drone out and flew it up the

Read More »
green hay

Green Hay

While I have not posted any Moments of Joy for quite a while, that does not mean there weren’t any. Just that other kinds of

Read More »
raccoon

An Errant Raccoon

So it’s the eve of Christmas Eve, and here comes the memory. Until now I have not written about my father’s untimely and horrid death

Read More »
Dave Cummings

The Passing

Word came down this week that My Guy finally passed away. He lost his battle with Parkinson’s Disease at only 74. I have not been

Read More »
fall leaves

Autumn, Pure and Simple

There are few subjects more over-photographed than leaves in fall. Nevertheless, when I come upon two leaves as anxious as these maples to have their

Read More »
Fall Leaf and Snow

Foliage and Snow

The magic of snow with fall colors is a guaranteed delight. Here is a group from the Burlington, Massachusetts Common. This is across the street

Read More »
walk in autumn

Autumn Ramble

Saturday was warm. We walked along a rail rail for miles. A day with the colors and smells of Autumn is grounds for many Moments

Read More »
big oak leaf

A Very Big Oak Leaf

Right near my house is a little oak sapling, barely six feet tall. And growing on this little tree was the largest oak leaf I

Read More »
magenta and green leaves

Magenta vs Green

Two points of view on autumn. The magenta leaves, which I learned are winged euonymus, an asian shrub that is now common here. The green

Read More »
virginia creeper berries

Benign Blue and Red

After last night’s nightmare presidential debate more Joy is needed. Here is one of my all-time favorite treats that nature provides: deep blue berries of

Read More »
grape leaf in autumn

Grape Leaf in Autumn

All sorts of color changes take place in the fall, not all are bright colors. Here a common wild grape leaf is pretending to be

Read More »
pokeweed berries

Pokeweed Insanity

This plant does not look like it belongs in staid New England. It seems tropical in its absurd colors. It gives me many Moments of

Read More »
yellow feather

A Yellow Feather

Feathers are one of Mother Nature’s truly great ideas. I love them all: big, small, colorful, or drab. Light, strong, able to leap tall buildings

Read More »