Jan 11, 2014

How Animals Attack Their Prey

First of all, one must appreciate this:



You see the wisdom?

Savor the sanity.

Savor it.


Now, see this:




Okay, have those sunk in?




Now you are ready. Feast your mind on this masterpiece:

Jan 9, 2014

Skiing in Acadia





Thank you note to Santa

While writing thank you notes to family and friends this weekend, Liam and Reid pointed out we had forgotten Santa. Good point. Here's the note to him:

Jan 5, 2014

Walk to Work - Jan 1, 2014

First, I leave the house as Katie and Liam wave goodbye.


Then I pass the circle where the trees are aglitter with ice and sun.


The ice storm has left a crystal coating on everything.
 

With the ice and the sun and the snow, even Bennoch Road is gorgeous!


And for the first time since we moved in 2010, people have crossed the frozen river.  I haven't, but I'm tempted!


It's just a magical day.


The foot of perfect powder betrays the goings-on of even the smallest of Orono's residents.


Normally a shot from the this location and direction would be a picture of Orono bridge over the Stillwater.  Not today.  Today it's just mist and sun.


To see the full beauty that morning, treat yourself to the full sized panorama, by clicking on it:


Sure enough, the bridge is obscured in ice-fog!


And, so, therefore, was I!


Jan 4, 2014

Reid's amazing new sliding maneuver!



While visiting the grandparents in Glover, Reid invented an amazing, gutsy downhill sliding maneuver for the super icy conditions.  Only GraMarie was brave enough to try it.