November Musings

Chinese Lanterns (Physalis Alkekengi)

Red and orange foliage is scattered to and fro, leaving a few trees now bare. The exposed trunks and branches seem vulnerable without their majestic autumn cloaks. As the temperature dips at night into the 30s and low 40s how they must quiver and miss the summer. Even the remaining birds must seek more durable hiding places like the forever green and omnipresent pine trees which populate much of the lower Cape. Continue reading

Silent Saturday: A Day of Reds, Blues, and Browns

Reds, Blues and Browns.

Day of Reds Blues and Browns #2

Day of Reds Blues and Browns #3

Fort Hill, Eastham

October Musings

As we walked through the woods on a path at the Visitor Center in Eastham yesterday acorns dropping from the trees made themselves known.

Thud. Thud. Thud.

The forest floor was covered with a bed of green and brown acorns. We were quite happy to leave them for the squirrels this year and avoid the hard work of peeling them for acorn jelly as we did once in the past.

Acorn on a Post

Acorn at the Eastham Visitor’s Center Trail

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