Visit From a New Hampshire Tree Frog

In Florida the bright green tree frogs are everywhere. Until recently I didn’t know that here in New England we also have northern tree frogs. The gray tree frog has skin that looks like the bark of a tree in fact. A few weeks ago, this little guy sat on the edge of my outside […]

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My Winter Owl

Photos have been sitting in my camera all winter, but I finally downloaded them and managed to get them a bit organized. This barred owl was a regular visitor to my backyard. He had a favorite branch where I’d watch him sit for hours, but one day he perched up on this post. ¬†If he […]

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Indian Pudding

Originally posted on A Taste of Morning:
Indian Pudding is a traditional New England dessert which can be traced back to the 18th century. I developed a ¬†fondness for it when I lived in the Boston area. For some reason, though, it is relatively unknown outside of New England. Here is a brief history of…

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Painted Turtles Grabbing Some Sun

As I was walking near Gregg Lake in New Hampshire last week getting some foliage photos, I kept hearing the “plop” of turtles leaving their sunning platforms as they heard my footsteps on the road. I had my eyes open for the heron that can usually be found in the area, but never saw him […]

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