I took Connor and Rowan up to see the big hemlock on a chilly last day of the year. They were able to climb up inside of it. After they had done so, I did and decided to see if I could see the top of the hollowed out part. Although it seemed like I … Read more
Connor, Rowan, and I took a walk down to Lincoln Street beach to gather some licorice root fern (Polypodium glycyrrhiza) to try. While there I took some pictures of the lingering fog over the water and clouds moving in from the south.
The sunset before solstice had some nice color, but no green flash as the sun dropped below a low bank of clouds near the horizon. Meanwhile Connor and Rowan were taking advantage of the snow to go sledding on the hill near our house.
Some pictures from a short boat trip today.
I spent some time out on a frozen Swan Lake today.
Recent cold weather combined with low-angle sun allowed frost to build up in Starrigavan Estuary where it is shaded throughout the day.