Drones, a pond and the bog out back …

Down below … still the land of ice and snow

March 20, 2014 Nature

Winter’s almost gone – almost … Our ice cap is melting, finally.  Studying the new gap in the ice today – saw several small fish – too dark to determine type. No tadpoles observed.  Maybe they hibernated this winter?  The last 3 winters we’d observed them all winter long.  This was our first winter though, where the pond had such an ice cap, for so long. Wondering about the tads – where are they? Saw one dead fish too – andRead More

Winter’s End – what it says

March 10, 2014 Nature

Winter’s waning – going to be much ground water this year.  Several inches of snow and ice slowly melting.  Nowhere to drain to yet, ground’s still frozen.  When it all melts, wetness … for a few weeks.

Scenes of a Winter Afternoon

February 25, 2014 Nature

It was pretty cold but not too cold, and the perfect, loveliest, lightest snow had settled on everything.

Pond at its gorgeous best – Autumn 2013

January 22, 2014 Nature