a solitary maple on a woodside flames in a single scarlet, recalls nothing so much as the daughter of a noble house dressed for a fancy ball, with the whole family gathered around to admire her before she goes. ~Henry James

September watercolors and wildlife

    30 days hath September a month of change and transition and it just flew by Hello October!

along the marsh

  the cattails are bursting!

politically tweeting

it started off as a casual conversation between friends but the tone quickly changed and an argument ensued things got ugly for a bit until one gave up and walked away   my guess is  they were discussing politics  


a walking trail through woods and cornfields around a small lake and a larger one less than 2 miles from my home I’ve lived here almost 22 years how could I have not known about this place? I guess maybe I just wasn’t looking paradise found!   more to come…