Tag Archives: Trees

The Sun peeping…

… through the leaves, causes the birds to chirp, the bees to hum, flowers to open and the dew to start to evaporate. However you have to be up, have your camera in hand and the omnipresent cup of coffee … Continue reading

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Magnolia “Little Gem”

This tree started off on the property as a three gallon bucket, has just been transplanted and finally is rooting out. The weather has been dry, we have watered but that isn’t the same as good soaking rains. Anyway, the … Continue reading

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Peach Blossom

March is the month of pink clouds on the peach trees here in South Carolina. I sat on the deck sketching many things but I kept coming back to the peach tree. A fast pencil drawing at the tree then … Continue reading

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Here is silence defined

One of the surprises to visitors to Vermont is the amount of water found in the woods, on the hillsides and even on the mountains. Everything from brooklets to swampy areas to large ponds are everywhere. In summer ducks, especially … Continue reading

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A touch of gold

Everywhere there is one tree that manages to hold on to it’s foliage after others long shed their leaves. Riding one of the winding roads that loop around the hinterland on Inman this one, in spite of the gloomy sky, … Continue reading

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After the storm

We had a fairly rough thunderstorm roll through just before sunset. Heavy rain and gusty winds which in south Carolina are to be expected. This late in the season however, the sycamores were still holding their leaves. The low setting … Continue reading

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Think the grass is greener

When the summer heat is on, the blacktop shimmers and the mirages appear in parking lots and you just long for those cold days of winter…remember there is another side to heat relief. One forgets that the green grass on … Continue reading

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Up on a hill

This is one of those images one finds by driving around on roads that you don’t know where they go. We drove up to Forest City, NC and came back a different route which proved fortuitous. I actually saw this … Continue reading

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A July afternoon in the Champlain Valley

July in Vermont in haying, tending crops such as garden products and seeing how all the corn is. With school out the creeks and rivers are filled with kids and families cooling off. Then it’s back to the farm for … Continue reading

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Rural Vermont

Unusual for Vermont is the fading out of the hill behind the barn. That hill isn’t that far away. Vermont experienced a bit of white sky and haze from a forest fire in Canada. The sunlight has a slight coloring … Continue reading

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