Monthly Archives: July 2013

More Daylily Days

It’s been a few days – sun soaked daylily days – since I’ve shared photographs of our daily daylily surprise. So now it’s time to catch up. The gallery below includes a few of my recent favorites. I’ve captioned them … Continue reading

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Day Lilies & Delays

Another installment of Rosslyn day lilies, these beauties leaning toward the exotic a bit more than yesterday’s “tiger lilies”. I had hoped to photograph several other dramatic varieties as well, but the recent heat and dry weather have taken their … Continue reading

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Day Lily Daze

Lest the glories of midsummer be eclipsed by boat lift blues and lemon generators, I’d like to dazzle you with blossoms. I’m hoping to follow up this day lily daze with another shortly, the next leaning more toward whites and … Continue reading

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Battered by Power-Outing Thunderstorm

Call it climate change or call it multi-millennial weather cycles, yet another freak thunderstorm or the cost of care-taking an old house, a test of will and endurance or man (and woman) versus nature. No matter what you call it, … Continue reading

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Boat Lift Blues I

There is a musty old adage among boaters: “A boat is a hole in the water into which you throw money.” And time, I hasten to add. It’s not only boats. It’s everything that has to do with boats. Boat … Continue reading

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Turtle Times

I just pulled my bike out of the carriage barn for a post Independence Day ride, but before I could saddle up, this handsome fellow caught my eye. He (or she?) was navigating slowly across the gravel driveway. So I … Continue reading

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Independence Day Parade

[I started this post on the 4th of July, but uploading and captioning the photos delayed the post. Sorry!] There’s no finer time to live in a small town in America than on the 4th of July. Essex, New York … Continue reading

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