At the Washington County Fair, I am always drawn to the young people and their diary cows. I love watching the kids getting ready to show their cows. The dairy barns are my favorite to visit. There is a meditative … Continue reading
The Washington County Fair closed last Sunday… I spent several hours at the fair over two days, making photographs with the young people at the fair.
Here are a couple of young people I met on the last afternoon of the fair and a couple of the attractions at the fairway.
along a path in the woods around Lake Lauderdale
birch tree debris, fading messages… a meditation on time, the forest’s reclamation…
Harry got an early birthday present, a new fly rod from Orvis. Here is a view of the set up, assisted by Luther, our nephew who then went fly fishing for the first time. love the team … Continue reading
Harry invited me to go fishing with him this morning along the Battenkill. We brought along the dogs and had a wonderful time before the rain hit….
love the slowness of fly fishing and how much Harry loves it.
He has had a great week on the river, catching fish the last two days in a row… and deepening his relationship with the Battenkill…
Sammy took up her post, guarding the fisherman.
Willow is an intrepid explorer, wandering the shore…
Came across this quote from Walden by Henry David Thoreau:
“I love the broad margin to my life.”
consider the richness that comes with broad margins
margins not rigid but porous and expanding…
consider the margins of the battenkill river
caught in winter with the river and the sky promising spring to come.
I love walking in the winter woods. I find it restorative. We had a couple of inches of fresh snow this week. Here are two images of peace and snow…a nice start to a new year…
winter stream… being refreshed.
pull up a chair, sit for a bit in the quiet of the winter woods, there is lots to take in.