Tag: autumn in Northwest Ohio

  • Trail Paved in Gold

    Board President Laura took this photograph yesterday. I could go on and on, but I don’t think anything more need be said, do you?

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  • falling sounds

    The old stone quarry has changed a lot over 150 years, from not being there at all to a horse-drawn limestone operation, from spring-fed fishing hole to wetland. Black willows and other water-loving trees and plants grow there now. Wood ducks, wild turkeys, owls, squirrels, tree frogs and herons roost high above the banks. They […]

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  • Cold fire

    Overheard in a local check-out line: “We just didn’t have a fall this year.” Oh, but we did. It was an autumn rich with analogous pigments running up and down the warm side of the color wheel. Northwest Ohio had a Fall on fire. Fortunately, the fire wasn’t a consuming inferno like the one raging […]

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  • When the Frost Is On the Donkey

    There was a hoary frost this morning. Donkey and goats were the first to be watered and fed, mostly because Buddy’s braying echoed resoundingly across the fields to bounce off the neighboring homes and farms. Buddy must have been at his post in the southeast corner of the paddock, watching the house for signs of […]

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