Author Archives: chbecksvoort

November 2018

Lots of small, large, interesting, boring, significant, memorable, and best forgotten projects and events this November.   Earlier this month we took a morning off to drive to Reid State Park, where my wife was doing a photo shoot. The park … Continue reading

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October 2018

Another year older, but October is still my favorite month.  The weather is good, the bugs are gone, the colors are amazing.  It’s hard to beat Maine, or New England in the fall.It is also the month of the annual … Continue reading

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September 2018

This September has certainly been interesting.   A few incidents of note along our road.  Every fall, red efts, the second stage of the eastern newt (Notophthalmus viridescens), are on the move to find places to spend the winter.  This one … Continue reading

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August 2018

It’s been one hot month.  And humid.  Not your typical Maine weather.  I took my walks extra early to avoid the heat, but still got soaked by the humidity.Foggy almost every morning, and the moisture hung around all day.  It … Continue reading

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July 2018

This July was mostly hot and humid, with a little decent weather in between.  Just right for the  garden, which is doing very well.  With a few more sunny days, the tomatoes will be about ready to harvest and eat.  … Continue reading

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June 2018

Summer is here!  It was hot, hazy and humid today, and  will be for the next few days.  Everything is in full bloom, roses, peonies, and of course my favorite combo, lemon day lilies and Siberian irises.And the garden is … Continue reading

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May 2018

May in Maine is always welcomed, and something to look forward to. The last of the dirty snow piles are gone, and the first flowers appear.  White trillium put on a nice show this  year.  I have a section of … Continue reading

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