POTD 12/31/23

December 31, 2023 - OH DEER - Spike brought a friend to the yard. Welcome little girl deer.
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POTD 12/30/23

December 30, 2023 - FOG ROLLIN' IN - Fog rolls in over the beaver pond. Warm temperatures for December, so we have rain and not snow...open...
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POTD 12/29/23

December 29, 2023 - SQUIRRELY - An Eastern Gray Squirrel with it's winter coat and gloves seems ready for winter.
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POTD 12/28/23

December 28, 2023 - ARTY ICE - I've been fascinated by mirror images in photographs since the 1970s, when I was influenced by the work of Je...
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POTD 12/27/23

December 27, 2023 - FOGGY ISLAND POND
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POTD 12/26/23

December 26, 2023 - CHRISTMAS CARDINAL - Always a good sign when we see a Cardinal. Merry Christmas!
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POTD 12/25/23

December 25, 2023 - THE MIRACLE OF CHRISTMAS - You never know who will show up for Christmas! MERRY CHRISTMAS!
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POTD 12/24/23

December 24, 2023 - CHRISTMAS ON THE BEAVER POND
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POTD 12/23/23

December 23, 2023 - PUDDLE PIDDLE - Patterns in the ice on a puddle on the path to the beaver pond.
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POTD 12/22/23

December 22, 2023 - TEETH OF WINTER - Icicles on the brook from the beaver pond on the shortest day of the year. It was a particularly mild...
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POTD 12/21/23

December 21, 2023 - WHY THE PATTERN? - According to a Google search - As water freezes, the attractions the water molecules have for one ano...
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POTD 12/20/23

December 20, 2023 - SPIKE UPDATE - Still visiting the yard and after making it through hunting season, maybe thanking us for a safe place to...
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POTD 12/19/23

December 19, 2023 - A LITTLE RAIN and the brook goes crazy. Actually, we had more than a little rain, and fortunately we live up the hill a...
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POTD 12/18/23

December 18, 2023 - ME DRINKING? - Female Cardinal caught mid-drink at the bird bath.
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POTD 12/17/23

December 17, 2023 - UNUSUAL MOON SIGHT - Friday night's Waxing Crescent moon. This first phase after the new moon shows the moon's features...
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POTD 12/16/23

December 16, 2023 - YA MISSED ME - Spike, the young male deer that has been frequenting our yard, may have been taunting the hunters - as to...
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POTD 12/15/23

December 15, 2023 - SPECIAL NIGHT - Main House at Hampshire Country School glowing from hundreds of luminaries under a starry December night...
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POTD 12/14/23

December 14, 2023 - LIMBS - I took some digital liberties with a downed tree at the beaver pond. See what you will!
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POTD 12/13/23

December 13, 2023 - ON THE BROOK - The Northeast got rain...and the brook from the beaver pond was in high gear.
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POTD 12/12/23

December 12, 2023 - CHEWY - I watched this beaver dig roots on the edge of the beaver pond - then chomp them.
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POTD 12/11/23

December 11, 2023 - FOG ON THE ICE - A warm day set up for fog to hang over the skim of ice on the beaver pond.
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POTD 12/10/23

December 10, 2023 - DOES THIS COLOR MAKE ME LOOK FAT? -Male Cardinal puffed against winter cold.
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POTD 12/9/23

December 09, 2023 - CLOUDS - I've looked at clouds from both sides now. Always fascinated by clouds - but I really don't know clouds at all.
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POTD 12/8/23

December 08, 2023 - SKY HIGH - When the sunset sky is the coolest thing you see that day!
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POTD 12/7/23

December 07, 2023 - ON THE EDGE - Female Mallard duck stands on the ice at the edge of open water. Fickle weather has the ice on ponds comin...
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POTD 12/6/23

December 06, 2023 - OH DEER - Little male deer interrupted foraging under the bird feeder.
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POTD 12/5/23

December 05, 2023 - IN ANY OTHER LIGHT - A Common Grackle is brightly colored if viewed in "just the right" light. Otherwise plain and black...
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POTD 12/4/23

December 04, 2023 - BACK FOR THE WINTER - Birds are scarce at feeders in late summer and fall when food is plentiful elsewhere...but the sno...
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POTD 12/3/23

December 03, 2023 - MUNCHIES - A beaver strips bark from a twig after a warm stretch of weather melted the ice cover.
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POTD 12/2/23

December 02, 2023 - SPIKE IS BACK - The regulars get named...so this young male deer is Spike, who has been visiting the yard on a regular b...
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POTD 12/1/23

December 01, 2023 - CHERRY TREE SUNSET - When the birds are scarce - it's nice to have some color in the sunset.
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