Saturday, December 31, 2011

Shades of Gray...


You might think this picture was taken in black and white.  If you look closely, you can see shades of gray and green.


I've been away the last three winters so I am reminded anew how beautiful our state is at this time of year.  I love to wander about taking pictures.  It's not difficult to find something to shoot.  Today is was bitter cold as I walked along this brook.  I was wishing I remembered my gloves.  Next time.



Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Finches...


Meanwhile, back in Vermont, the Finches have returned.  And are they ever hungry.  The bird feeder has been a busy place this morning.  The weather has turned cold and there are snow flurries in the air.  It's a good day to stock up on food!


Sunday, December 25, 2011

Friday, December 23, 2011

Bass River...


After a gloomy morning, the sun came out, the sky cleared and the temperature was warm and wonderful.  This is Bass River which runs from the sound to Kelly Bay.  The water is brackish and the current quite swift.


Shirley and I were out buying some things to make granola this afternoon.  It's nice to be able to just pull off the road and snap a picture.  It's beautiful everywhere!


 

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Cape Cod...


Shirley and I wandered around today doing whatever.  This is Town Cove in Orleans.  We were killing some time waiting to meet Laurie, Melissa and Skylar for lunch at the Coffee Cup. 


Skylar and Melissa waiting for lunch.



We had beautiful, blue skies and it was 50 degrees.  Imagine, 50 degrees two days before Christmas!

Where's the snow?





Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Cookies...


Today was cookie day.  I started at 8 this morning and finished up at about 4 this afternoon.  First I rolled out 15 dozen kolachkys.  Then on to thump prints and peanut blossoms. 


I'm winding down, getting tired.  I think I might just scribble all over the stars and bells.  There.  They're decorated.



Monday, December 19, 2011

Long Time, No See...


The last time I posted on this site was October 28.  I left the next day to spend two plus weeks in Tennessee with my children and grandchildren.  I guess I just got side-tracked in my mind away from here.

As you can see, we are now in the middle of the Christmas holiday season.  From snow on flowers in my garden to trees in my house and no snow or flowers outside.  Now there's a switch. Where did the time go?

And, I hope my friend John is having a peaceful day with no worries of any kind!