A little accidental chickweed garden, 20 feet up. Just exactly how did chickweed find its way into the fork of a beech tree? Inquiring minds want to know...
A favorite spot out on the pond. The scrappy little tupelo gum in the front is sporting some mistletoe.
Red cedar bonsai - this tree's been the same size for the last 30 years. I've always considered it the millpond Christmas tree.
Red-backed salamanders were under nearly every log we rolled today. Tough little amphibians. This one is a youngster still.
Three very different trees stand together by the water's edge -- a beech, a swamp black gum, and a baldcypress. See the red shirt that Treebeard's wearing? I gave it to him in 1978 :)
Last, but definitely not least, another favorite tree. There is something about the base of this tree that always draws my eye.
We thoroughly enjoyed our walk this afternoon. The temperatures climbed into the mid-60s and the wind was gentle. I have been gone all week and haven't had a chance yet to catch up on comments, but I will. I also need to check Google Reader and see how many posts I need to read...