Outdoor art in South Orange.
I discovered these guys at the Chatham Farmers’ Market, and we’ve been knocking down bottles of their tasty rosés all summer. We drove out there, and it was a nice trip. The tour was pretty short, and there’s not much else to do but a tasting — be careful because you’re driving home! — and […]
Just a half-hour away, the Frelinghuysen Arboretum, had managed to stay off our radar screens all these years.
Me at the Asbury Park Boardwalk last summer.
By “fauna” I mean bugs. This dragonfly was kind enough to pose. A spider in his web. This took us a long time to focus on, and I don’t remember if Claire or I got this one. The butterfly hung around a long time, and let me get close enough to almost fill the frame. […]
Far too bright to take my favorite kinds of landscape photos (here’s one anyway) when we embarked for the Swamp last weekend, but still a good day to find some hidden flora — green, flowering, fungal — to try and take some photos. We had wildflowers: Grasses, and mushrooms. Lots of mushrooms. It would be […]
July 27, 1979: I moved to New York City from my humble birthplace of Cleveland, Ohio. I go back to northern Ohio regularly, and still know my way around. In some ways I feel like I left a few weeks ago; in other ways, like I never lived there at all. Between apartments in Manhattan […]
Taking advantage of the beautiful weather, for January at least, was almost mandatory on Monday. The Great Swamp isn’t exactly teeming with visible wildlife this time of year, but we saw lots of ice sculptures. LF also spotted a red-headed woodpecker.