Tag Archives: Water

A bad day fishing…

…is better than any day at work. These people are doing just that on Lake Champlain at Chimney Point. whether they caught any fish or not is of no importance. That only adds to the day’s relaxation. The real reason … Continue reading

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Sketch book notes

When I think back upon places I’ve been at times, I suddenly remember something about a day or time that stuck with me. Usually these sketches become notes for oil paintings or water colors when I have the time. (a … Continue reading

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Moss Glen Falls

Where the Green Mountains form a narrow V shaped twisting valley, route 100 is wedged into the bottom. The sun shines in there for perhaps one hour a day around Noon, plus or minus depending just where you are located. … Continue reading

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The end of November

Boating here in the south can continue for some time depending on the jet stream. If that dips down, temperatures drop and the 60° days go bye-bye. The other weather we get is the stationary front which brings rain up … Continue reading

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In to every life…

…some moisture will occur and usually when the weather is still warm in late November and the few days of boating are available. Alas and alack, one has to abide by the gods of chance and live with their whims. … 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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As the seasons change, so do the birds we see in the area in which we live. This one probably came down the Atlantic Flyway. The easy identifier of the Coot is the white bill and the sooty black feathers. … Continue reading

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The Fisherman

We have a mental image the of opening say of trout season showing some toff in his LL Bean chest waders, wicker creel, felt hat and handcrafted fly rod casting to rising trout on a limpid pool. Thank you Norman … Continue reading

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Just Ducky

Inclement weather is for the ducks. These mallards weren’t bothered by the cold and snowy morning that descended on the lake. South Carolina does get some rather cool weather in the upstate (says a Vermont transplant) but the snow presented … Continue reading

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Red paint attracts water

Perhaps painting barns red isn’t the best choice. Seems that the rec color attracts moisture in one form or another. Paint the building red, stick it out in a field and the first thing it does in gather snow around … Continue reading

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