Category: Personal

Tonight, snow comes to Alford: time for the season’s inaugural fireplace lighting! [Update: morning pictures]

What started as a gentle wet snow earlier this afternoon is now less wet and more white, and coming down heavily. As the darkness gathers, the still-green grass (we’ve not had a frost yet) is beginning to turn a misty white. I expect when daylight returns, I will see no green, but a white blanket …

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Experiencing Irene

8 AM 28 August 2011 Amazingly, I still have power. I don’t expect that to last, and have plenty of snacks, books, and magazines on hand! Just went out to feed the horses. They were not in their shed, but sheltering under a large spruce. As I approached, 3 deer behind them saw me, and …

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In memory of Lori Bonatakis, on the third anniversary of her Memorial Service

Taffy at Thyme Hill

Today, I am in mourning for my friend Lori, on this, the third anniversary of her Memorial Service. Here is a short photo-essay that I did at the time. I am also mourning the presumed loss of her cat, Taffy, who has been living at my house for the past three years. I last saw …

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