Tag Archives: nature


The Lights at West Hartford

A bit of Christmas spirit seems in order and the fine tree out front of West Hartford’s Town Hall certainly does the trick.


Bradley Point and a Beat Hero

Bradley Point was, for a short time, the home of famous Beat poet and novelist Jack Kerouac.


Eightmile Crossing

Unlike their antique forebears, these relatively new covered bridges were never really intended to be trafficked crossings, but rather carefully crafted replicas.


A Golden View of the Silver City

Gusting winds rock a cluster of cedars dauntlessly perched atop an ancient traprock cliff in the Metacomet Range.


A Serpent Awakened

Along the flank of the Sleeping Giant hills, a woodland stream emboldened with the rainfall from an autumn Nor’easter surges through a leaf-scattered gorge.


Wigwam Blue

A grove of pines stand shrouded with morning mist on the tranquil shores of Wigwam Reservoir, their towering trunks inverted in a mirror-like reflection upon the still water below.


Woodland Remembrance

Sunlight pierces the forest canopy in the heart of Woodbridge, transforming the understory into a landscape fit for a fairytale.


Naugatuck Eternal

Coursing mightily after weeks of springtime rainfall, the Naugatuck River churns up whitewater as it snakes through mist-engulfed woodlands.


Randall Crossing at Lyndon

A century and a half after being built, Randall Covered Bridge feels almost as natural a part of the scenery as the surrounding woodlands or the rushing waters of the Passumpsic’s East Branch.


Bouquet by the Water’s Edge

“Especially when summer breezes waft the teeming earth, and all landscapes seem to flourish in nature’s glad birth.”


Clark’s Stairway

Sometimes a simple babbling brook can, through tangential association, lead us unexpectedly into topics of great historical importance.



Alcatraz Island rises from the fog-laden waters of San Francisco Bay, its sundry array of towers and buildings illumined against the hazy silhouette of distant, coastal hills.