Posts Tagged ‘catskills’

~last catskill morning~

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

A rainy walk of the grounds on our last morning.

~meadow massacre~

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Sunrise (above), pre meadow razing. The turkey gang and I wander bewilderedly, surveying the damage. Marbled Orb Weaver on the last twig standing. See if you can find the frog in the meadow debris below. Parting gift from my turkey buddies: sixteen inch quill. Antler, also found today, is just shy of six.

~lacewing~

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

A new buddy from the lacewing family, I believe a Dendroleon pantherinus, or Antlion.

~post eclipse~

Monday, August 21st, 2017

Last eclipse day rays paint long shadows on Boiceville High School courts.

~ethereal esopus~

Friday, August 18th, 2017

~donk day afternoon~

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Monster Olds Cutlass Supreme, aka Donk. Window sticker reads: “Yours can go fast, but mine can go anywhere.”

~sun & sphinx moth~

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

~buggy breakfast~

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

~avian evidence~

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

~knock on wood~

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

On the way back down from a midday run, I paused to see if my eyes had played tricks on me as I’d passed the lodge on my way up the valley. But indeed, there in the grass beneath the postbox was a woodpecker, a Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker. It sounds like a vaudevillian insult, but they aren’t chickenhearted, just burnished […]

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