The day after the “Blizzard of 2010″, I drove to Popham Beach in search of a snowy beach landscape. I made the first tracks, through drifts up to the grille of my Tucson, in the unplowed parking lot of the state park. The wind was still whipping snow and temperatures were in the upper teens.
Waking up to a scene like this makes everything else seem so trivial. The warm colors seem to melt away the frigid air of first morning light. The landscape is bathed in a surreal glow and the only sound heard is the ice groaning and cracking on the bay. All too soon the colors begin to […]
Northern Mockingbird – Mimus polyglottos It took a trip to Pennsylvania over the Thanksgiving holiday to finally get a photo of a Northern Mockingbird. In the years that we have lived here in Bath, we have seen only one Mockingbird on our property. There are plenty of these birds in the southern part of Maine, […]