Morning Visitor

This little guy was waiting for me when I got to the office this morning. He was right in the center of the door, so with a wingspan of more than 2″ was hard to miss. I’ve grown up calling these critters mosquito hawks;…

Fragrant Spring Evenings

What a beautiful week we had with cool, sunny days and brisk winds.  It was those very winds that brought sweet scents down from the fields along the creek.  Investigating this last night, I was overwhelmed with the floral smells of the Autumn Olive,…

Snowshoe Blitz!

Today was the kind of day we hope for to help us get through these long western New York winters.  It was absolutely glorious with bright sun, ice blue skies, no wind, and tons of snow of excellent consistency for sledding, snowshoeing, and snowman…