Tag Archives: summer
Just checked the weather in Iceland, out of curiosity, and saw that it may snow in Akureyri in the next 36 hours. The summer season doesn’t technically end until September 1st in most of the country, but I now see … Continue reading
It feels like the world grew in around Vermont while I was gone. The weeds and vines and tall grasses have taken over, crowding the paths and surrounding my house. Two weeks away and I hardly recognize my own neighborhood. … Continue reading
Adrian found this little nest of what we assume are turtle eggs a couple of weeks ago. It’s right on the bank of a pond that Ollie likes to go hunting for frogs in. We’ve been keeping an eye on … Continue reading
I harvested our garlic this afternoon. It is remarkable how much pride one can feel pulling something out of the ground. Sure, I planted the garlic last autumn. And I did a lot of worrying about them in the last … Continue reading
I’ve been hoping to see a Luna moth for years. Today one showed up at my office!
You know you’re at a Vermont parade when the tractors outnumber even the spectators! Our town, Monkton, celebrated its 250th birthday today. It’s among the couple dozen Vermont towns marking the anniversary this year. We’re all beneficiaries of a man … Continue reading
Cut the scapes off the garlic plants in the garden last night. I love their crazy coils and curls. Seems a shame almost to chop them up. Almost. The taste of fresh scape pesto removes any aesthetic hesitations.
Taking advantage of the brief sunshine yesterday.
Caught this scene driving home last night after a downpour.
Leaves take on a metallic hue on this rainy day.