272: Getting freaky in the woods

Summer Solstice in the Woods

Yesterday evening, before the storms hit, I decided to wander back to the woods to get some Summer Solstice shots of the creek (as part of my contribution to Scott’s Assignment:  Four Seasons 2011).  I donned the appropriate clothing, including my ugly hat to keep the deer flies away, and slowly hiked to the back of the pond and down into the woods.  I got stopped along the way by a few things that caught my attention.

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271: Learning to love summer

The neighborhood barn on one of the last spring days of 2011

It’s here.  My last season of the Life in the Bogs Great Outdoor Challenge.  Summer officially arrived in the Northern Hemisphere at 1:16pm E.T. today.

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