Category Archives: Country Life

Fall in the Catskills – a little info on how the colors work

Can you tell a tree from its colors? You can use fall leaf color to help identify different tree species. Look for these leaf colors on the trees in your neighborhood: Oaks: red, brown or russet Hickories: golden bronze Dogwood: … Continue reading

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My Pet Deer

October 1st and the spots are done from the fawn. I only saw one fawn, hoping the other one is nearby. As you can see the doe is totally unafraid of me. I walked out on the cold, wet grass … Continue reading

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Cairns

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Breakfast club in the Catskills

This is part of a 5 minute video. The doe has been eating up my host but I guess I will let her, for now, lol. Continue reading

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Catskill Bedroom Community – A short commute from my back yard

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Snow Chair

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Headwaters of the Mighty Delaware River

I had a great time on Sunday finding images like this. Next weekend I am heading farther up-stream. I think in a smaller stream I will find even better images. Stay tuned. Continue reading

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Ice on the Little Delaware – Catskills Mountains

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Red Fox in my backyard.

This beautiful fox walked through my backyard today. It’s tail was really huge and all puffed out when it stood still. Wish I could have gotten a better photo. Would make a great painting. Continue reading

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December in the Catskills

Christmas in the Catskills was without snow this year but very Merry anyway. Hiking and jogging are much easier without the snow and ice. This photo is on my hike. I often get to see deer. In the spring a … Continue reading

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Painting Apple Blossoms

The perfect afternoon. Finished a painting 50+ hours in the making and then got to do something with no expectations. So,, I cut some apple bloomsoms from a narley old tree, turned on a Walton’s Mountain marathon, poured a glass … Continue reading

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