Serenity

Travel is much easier when you go with the flow.

California Winter Wonderland

A series of rainstorms have rolled into the San Francisco Bay Area this week. After a fairly dry and sunny month of February and early March, we are cheering the rain on! The hills and fields are bursting with the growth of new grasses in glorious shades of green – our version of a winter…

The Sound of Silence

When last in Connecticut, I was on the hunt for an interesting place to photograph. My sister suggested we visit Sub Edge Farm in Farmington, home to a small herd of long-haired cows. Having never seen a long-haired cow, I was game. When we approached the farm, for our good luck, a small group of…

Wintertime at Sandy Wool Lake

This past weekend we headed to Sandy Wool Lake at Ed R. Levin County Park for a much-needed walk in nature. Wintertime is a good time of year to visit the park when temperatures are cool, and the dry, golden brown grasses of summer turn green under the rainy days of winter. When last at the…

Skywatch over Sparta

A late afternoon view of clouds over Sparta as seen from the Xenia Restaurant Cafe in Mystras.    

Goodbye Autumn Leaves

“If months were marked by colors, November in New England would be colored gray.” -Madeline M. Kunin Goodbye warm, reds and golds of October. Hello cold, gray days of November. I’m back in New England for the Thanksgiving Holiday with my family. After a dreary, rainy morning we ventured out to Countryside Park in Avon,…

When Autumn Comes to Town

No other season says change to me more than Autumn. Fall in Connecticut brings crisp cool mornings and comfortable days. The metamorphosis of the green landscape to vibrant shades of orange, red, and yellow and ultimately to browns and grays seems to happen quickly from one day to the next.

Autumn Foliage at Countryside Park

Every year when I visit my family in Connecticut, whether it be Spring, Summer, or Fall (forget Winter), one of our favorite places to stop when cruising the country roads of Connecticut is Countryside Park in Avon.  In the Spring and Summer, we picnic in the park and my father fishes in the small ponds. Fishing is…