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Deer Isle Maine
~ The path to Barred Isle. When we walked through this forest I was convinced it was filled with fairies and nature spirits. ~
Indi
~ This issue of Significato has a number of poems honoring the life of our beloved dog, Indi, who just ascended on April 26, 2018. This photo is our son Tymon (and daughter Grace) with her a couple of years ago.
Dreaming of Sheep
~ During a visit to Wolfe's Neck Farm in Freeport, Maine, Grace Brown went into the sheep barn to see the lambs. There were also some goats, and a chubby litter of pigs. These two cuties were photographed during their morning nap.
I Like-a Da Lichen
Grace Brown was hiking in Robinson's Woods very near Casco Bay in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. She saw this beautiful Mandala-like log just minding its own business in the woods and brought back this lovely photo.
Calling in the Green
We've been so beset with snow this winter that we needed to see some green! Here are some remarks about this shot by photographer, Maureen Spagnolo: "It was Victoria, Australia. we were staying in a cottage along the Great Ocean Road on a charming farm with a view of the sea. This was one of the roads near where we stayed. Everywhere was beauteous!"
Queen Anne's Lace on the Edge of Spring
While snowshoeing in rural Maine, Grace Brown took this shot of a lingering sprig of Queen Anne's Lace that survived the snow and sleet and dark of night. Wonderful and fascinating how something so delicate is still standing after months of harsh weather.
Maple Sugar Sunday Time Again
In Maine during the last weekend in March, we celebrate Maple Sugar Sunday. Before we moved here I had never seen a Maple Sugar House up close. The sugar shacks host huge pancake breakfasts, some with live music. I took this shot by the side of the road with my camera phone. (photo by Kimmy Sophia Brown)
Stillness of a Maine Farm Pond in Winter
I took this picture with the camera on my phone while walking in the woods behind our house. Note the tracks on the pond which include wild turkeys and other small animals. Just a sublime morning in the quiet of the natural world. (Kimmy Sophia Brown)
Gold and Snow
Maureen Spagnolo captured this shot of what some might call ordinary rocks and leaves revealed under melting snow. But here is another case of nature's relentless beauty in color and texture.
Snow Blossom
Nature persists in its beauty, in life, death, winter or summer. Maureen Spagnolo caught this flower, persisting in its beauty though changed by snow. Exquisite!
“The Epiphany of Zebediah Clump”
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