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Milkweed: Seeds in a Pod

November 13, 2021 - Nestled snugly And bedded on silken strands A subtle pop of pod And coppery seeds explode Lifted aloft by currents...
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Goldfinches in Copake, NY

June 21, 2021 - All that is gold may glitter. True enough for the goldfinches in Copake, NY. From high wires to bird feeders, they brigh...
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Copake's Birds of a Feather

June 18, 2021 - Feeders attract. Birds swarm in and swarm out, snatching and ingesting the seeds that fill the feeders. Young sparrows f...
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Geese and Goslings

May 22, 2021 - By the pond they wander, geese and goslings. Their honks sound like "ruff, ruff." With goslings in tow, the geese head a...
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The Year of the Surreal

April 06, 2021 - In my 89th year, my husband and I travelled upstate from our apartment in New York City to a home in Copake, New York, a...
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Horses in Copake

January 02, 2021 - In both infrared (faux color and black and white) and color, horses make great subjects with their majestic bodies and a...
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Country Roads in Copake, NY

November 17, 2020 - Country roads in upstate Copake, NY, are mostly unpopulated with car traffic. The paved and unpaved roads are wide open...
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After the Peak in Copake, NY

October 29, 2020 - Following the brilliantly blazing colors of autumn at peak, tawny tones predominate in the changing leaves in Copake, NY...
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Country Road

October 09, 2020 - The country road is unpaved, strewn with pebbles and stones. Under a puffy clouded blue sky, it leads to a deep red simp...
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Goldenrods Haiku

September 10, 2020 - The gold Midas touch Abounds in meadows and fields Far as the eye views
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Making Hay While the Sun Shines, in Copake, NY

September 07, 2020 - End of summer season is the time to bale the grass hay. On a large property of rolling hills. specialized farm equipment...
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Flying a Kite Haiku

August 27, 2020 - The kites fly so high In the aether of deep blue Oceans of air waves
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Copake in August

August 11, 2020 - Rolling greens of multi shades, jeweled lake of vibrant blue, and deepening shadows of leafy trees. Peace and calm perva...
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Country Escape

July 04, 2020 - Day trip to Copake, NY, all green and lush. The Berkshire mountains rise in the distance. The raised beds on the propert...
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Mid Winter Day

February 03, 2020 - Mid winter day in Copake, the colors of February are suffused with gold and copper-saffron. Under a cloudy sky, lake Upp...
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Woods, Lovely, Dark and Deep

December 02, 2019 - "The woods are lovely, dark and deep, But I have promises to keep..." Robert Frost's words are apt for the deepening t...
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Eighty-six Acres

October 22, 2019 - Eighty-six acres in Copake/Ancram, NY, with rolling hills, ponds, lake, and the Berkshire Mountains in the distance affo...
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Copake Summer Fare

August 11, 2015 - A time to get together at the family homestead...relatives, friends, and acquaintances gather by the lake, young, old an...
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Copake, NY

October 13, 2014 - Two hours north of NYC lies Copake, with lake Lower Rhoda, the foothills of the Berkshires, and the blazing colors of au...
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Summer Delights

August 08, 2013 - To gather at an ancestral home, laden with artifacts and memories, in a paradisiac setting of lake, trees, flowers, joy...
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