The way I see it, there were many advantages to growing up with a whole slew of brothers. We spent most of our days crawling around in the dirt or rerouting streams using mud and sticks.
Like any decent anglophile, I’m pretty attached to all things British. What’s not to love about their polite queuing, scones and clotted cream, the royals, the BBC, a good block of Stilton and, of course, the Beatles.
A recent land purchase in Suffield, the second largest parcel sold in recent decades, caught the attention of residents who feared a new subdivision was coming. They were pleased to learn that the buyer was a tobacco grower, and he was already preparing the land for planting.
This healthy bobcat appears to be smiling for the picture, taken March 29 in a hayfield between Mapleton Avenue and East Street North.
This glorious crab apple tree brightened a Bridge Street yard last year on May 4.
A unique lady slipper in the Hugh M. Alcorn Wildlife Preserve.
The Lenten Rose (Hellebores Orientalis) should be appearing in gardens in late winter, but its appearance may be a little later this year due to the recent nor’easters.