Winter, Specifically Sunrise

“We’re one, but we’re not the same. We got to carry each other…Carry each other…” The way this house was built, the sun will always rise outside of my bedroom window. In proximity, it sits in the gap between the house and my shed, and slowly crawls west. Out past the Brook…Over the Ridge… AndContinue reading “Winter, Specifically Sunrise”

Even After All…

Initially, I didn’t pay much attention to this picture. But, last night, as I was recapping my adventures to my girls, I noticed the sun. I noticed the winter common palette of color. I noted it’s contrast. I noticed how different this landscape was from where I usually was. The carpeting of pine needles…The abundanceContinue reading “Even After All…”

Pinecones | 1.23.2021

PineconesYou stay in my handInverted. With very little pressure applied. Perhaps to not break you?But I assure you my lack of grip is unintentional.You’re just suspended in my hand. Is it the sap, maybe?Could that be the trick? Either way, you’re in the long haulWith me. You kept me asleep last nightAnd now you’re mine..Continue reading “Pinecones | 1.23.2021”

Queen Cardinal: Magic In Hierarchy

The birds in my backyard, in winter, are magical. I don’t mean that there are some weird Harry Potter birds soaring around back there – but for what’s showing up at my bird feeder, the amount of them, and the way they work together – it has to be magic; unless birds are way moreContinue reading “Queen Cardinal: Magic In Hierarchy”

A Note On Early Winter Hiking In Connecticut…

Sure there’s a staunch group of diehard outdoor enthusiasts disbursed throughout the world that don’t mind the cold weather, But most folks take the winter off – in terms of outdoor activities in colder climates. Truth be told: this is perfect hiking weather.Cold. Quiet. Covered in snow. It’s a real hell of a time toContinue reading “A Note On Early Winter Hiking In Connecticut…”