black fly bite

It’s May – Here’s My Annual Bug Bite Photo!

Two days ago I took this photo of my recent encounter with the New England black fly. It visits us each Spring and I soooooo look forward to becoming deformed by it’s bite. Apparently only a lucky few of us are affected with swelling from the bites and I am lucky enough to be one […]

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Fall… and Christmas… Already?

Why are we always pushing things.  Can’t we just enjoy what is in the here and now?  I am just beginning to enjoy summer and it’s almost August.  I worked for 5 hours in my yard yesterday to get some clean up done and some flowers planted.  I suppose most people have done this in […]

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They Say That Spring Is Here

Although the calendar says that Spring is here, there are no signs of it in this yard. These pictures were taken on March 31st, the day before a foot of snow was predicted to hit. About 8 inches fell on April first, but it melted away quickly. That doesn’t mean I didn’t have to shovel. […]

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Visiting a Sugar Shack in Antrim, New Hampshire

The weekend of the Sugar Shack open houses always takes me by surprise. This past weekend (March 19 & 20) was the official Maple Syrup Producers Open House. I have missed going for many years because I had no one to go with and it’s just not fun to go alone, but I recently ran […]

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Saying Good-Bye to Winter

I guess I am on of the few who hates to say good-bye to winter. It’s only because I despise the season that follows. This is the time of year when people in the cold climates are craving Spring. Why? – I don’t know. Well, yes I do. It’s the end of shoveling, ice and […]

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