A fascinating little surprise…

This afternoon, I went for a little hike with my sister, niece, and brother in Sleeping Giant State Park, about 8 miles down the road from my mom and dad’s place. As we reached what might be described as the chin of the “sleeping giant”, my niece, Lizzy, spotted these characters perched right on theContinue reading “A fascinating little surprise…”

A nice welcome back after the holiday.

It was a pretty nice morning in Estabrook, all-in-all. Sure, the skies were gray, but not too dark or precipitating, and the air was seasonably cool, but the winds were calm. I’ll take it! Because of the cloud cover, I loitered over breakfast to let the skies lighten, and didn’t get out very early. Happily,Continue reading “A nice welcome back after the holiday.”

A couple of late-season surprises…

The winds were whippin’ out of the south this morning, and it seemed that just about everyone was sleeping in. I barely saw a soul, and certainly nothing to photograph, until I reached the north end. There was no sign of the bufflehead or the mergansers this morning, and a blue heron was on theContinue reading “A couple of late-season surprises…”