Category Archives: The Great Outdoors

Ice Crystals Up Close

When I opened the blinds this morning,  I discovered this: long, beautiful ice crystals formed in the water collected at the bottom of a green slide in my backyard. Such beauty can be found in the details of ordinary things.

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Olde Izaac Walton Park, in Black and White

A warm afternoon in January and a bit of free time necessitates a hike, don’t you think? One of my daughters did not agree, as a matter of fact, but in the interest of sunshine and fresh air and exercise, … Continue reading

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The First Snow

We had a perfect first snowfall this weekend. Enough to be pretty, not enough to stick on the roads. The kids managed to go sledding, even.   I like the teeny bulldozer in the next shot. I think that’s the … Continue reading

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