The Coming Year

Hope this finds everyone in good spirits after the holiday. Here in New Hampshire we are expecting a snowstorm. I cannot wait for the world to turn winter wonderland overnight. It is hard to believe that we are hurtling towards 2016. I am looking forward to the New Year and all that it will bring.Continue reading “The Coming Year”

The Stubborn Nature of Fall Leaves

We enjoy the vivid colors as Fall passes us by. Yet as the colors fade, so does our attention. We move into winter and our attention is drawn away. Onto bigger and better things, onto the long cold nights, and the snow that piles up in drifts outside the door. Yet even with it’s harshContinue reading “The Stubborn Nature of Fall Leaves”

Dirt Road Winter

Dirt Roads are something that so many people have forgotten about. To some they simply do not have a place in our high tech world. Dirt Roads are off the beaten path, but as I have grown older I have realized that is where I belong. I am a contemplative soul that enjoys isolation. IContinue reading “Dirt Road Winter”

The Blue Pool

It is Winter, and snow falls around us as we make our way back to the parking lot. We have made our way on snowshoes around The Basin. We slowly made our way out, with me trailing behind. I find it hard to leave places like this. I love going into nature, and it isContinue reading “The Blue Pool”

Ski Turns

It was a Friday night, clear and cold when my sister and I jumped upon the lift. The original double chair caught us mid shin, cutting us down and sitting us in the chair. Years ago this used to be the only chair my sister would go on. She refused to go off anything different,Continue reading “Ski Turns”

Winter Moon

Its a dark clear night. The stars shine brightly, and the moon lights up the sky. Yesterday at this time the winds were whipping and snow swirled restlessly through the air. But tonight the world was quiet and calm. The storm that had brought the North East to a crippling standstill had moved on. OnceContinue reading “Winter Moon”