Tag Archives: nature

Summer Rain Haiku

Walking in the light warm rain today inspired this little Summer Rain haiku. The last line came to me thinking about another time I was walking on a day like this. walking in warm rain summer smells steeped in moisture … Continue reading

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Early Spring Sunrise

The early spring sun ekes out of its slumber, casting glimmers of rosy purple light across the ice still clinging to the surface of Horn Pond. The ice is still with us as we near April, but the morning bird … Continue reading

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Four Seasons by the Pond

Among other things, 2013 afforded me plenty of opportunities to enjoy the natural beautify of Horn Pond, which we are fortunate to live very close to in Woburn, MA. Here are a few photos that capture my walks through the … Continue reading

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This Day

“Nothing is worth more than this day.” Goethe True perhaps on any day, but the brilliant fall colors and blue sky certainly a good reminder to savor the day! Photo taken at Horn Pond, Woburn, MA.

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Sunrise, Sunset [#nature photos]

My early morning walking routine means I capture more sunrises than sunsets. Both of these are taken at Horn Pond, Woburn, Massachusetts. The one above is a sunrise shot, with a heron taking off across the pond. (chasing the ducks, … Continue reading

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From a Southbound Train

Practical considerations led me to choose the Amtrak train from Boston to Philadelphia earlier this week. A direct flight was going to be quite pricey, over $600. More affordable flights involved layovers, which I wasn’t thrilled about for a relatively … Continue reading

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Thankful [a photo essay]

We could see the sun was starting to brighten our Thanksgiving morning. If our recent loss teaches anything, it is that we must appreciate the gifts that each day brings. I quickly set out to do just that, knowing how … Continue reading

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Mist Rises [Haiku with photos]

shrouded in dense fog I forge ahead as sun breaks slowly mist rises

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Autumn Colors 1

It’s starting to look a lot like autumn around here! This photo was taken earlier this week walking around nearby Horn Pond. Seeing the Ansel Adams exhibit recently definitely inspired me to take a closer look at the water around … Continue reading

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Thoughts from My September 11th Walk

I shouldn’t be writing this. I’ve got a proposal to write. But I had to pause this morning and consider what happened eleven years ago today, on a September morning that had a similar blue sky. I suspect this brief … Continue reading

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