Category Archives: nature

Snow

Finally winter has arrived in NJ. We were all excited to see the first snow of the season on Saturday, after a really long fall. We had sixteen inches of snow, which was plenty, especially when it comes to cleaning … Continue reading

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Sunrise

Anyone who knows me knows that I am not a naturally early riser. Which makes it even more impressive that I was able to capture some beautiful pictures of a sunrise on our vacation in Northern Ontario. It was the … Continue reading

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Sunshine after the storm

Last evening a quick storm blew through breaking the stifling, muggy heat. It was before sundown and once it passed by the sun broke through the dark clouds and shone so warm and dazzling, I grabbed the camera, slipped on … Continue reading

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Spring things…

Before it is summer I figured I ought to post some Spring-ish happenings and pics from life at Brightwood Cottage.  On Easter weekend we had a visit from Vince and Petra and their six kids.  Unfortunately I failed to take … Continue reading

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Spring is coming, spring is coming!

We are in a warming trend, like most of the U.S.  Hurray!  Still snow everywhere, but the kids have been biking, scootering (is that a word?) and enjoying the above freezing temperatures. Even before the cold departed, I could tell … Continue reading

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Winter fun

So I haven’t posted any pictures of winter around these parts. Somehow that seems like a December/January thing. However it is March, snowing outside, and it appears that winter is not going anywhere soon. So lets embrace our reality. Here … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring

We had a wonderful warm spell last weekend which pushed spring a little further along. So despite the frigid temperatures today, we can take heart. The forsythia’s are blooming, and the magnoias are spreading their perfume.   It’s been great … Continue reading

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