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Fall Colors, Clouds And A Snake At Community Park

It’s been a busy couple of weeks and haven’t been able to keep up with my afternoon hikes. The Fall colors were peaking here in Northeastern Pennsylvania. I have been walking in the Community Park near my home in Hazle Township Luzerne County. This post is from a hike I took on an mostly overcast…

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A Cloudy Morning Hike In Hills Creek State Park.

It was a cool overcast morning when I awoke in my hotel in Mansfield on Sunday morning, where I was visiting my nephew Mikey.  After  a cup of coffee at the hotel I picked him up at his dormitory at the University.  We were headed back  to the Hills Creek State Park. Located in northcentral…

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Autumn Colors Continue to Creep Into The Woodlands At Community Park

Well it’s  now over  two weeks since I started this blog post.  It is about a hike I took on a sunny afternoon,  at  the Community Park near my home in Hazle township Luzerne County . I wanted to  see how the Autumn colors were progressing on the trees surrounding the park. It was early…

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An Autumn Hike In The Pennsylvania Grand Canyon

I awoke early in the Quality Inn in Mansfield, Tioga County on Saturday morning.  After a cup of coffee in my hotel, I was off to pick my nephew Mikey up at his dormitory at the University. We were soon  off to visit the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon located about 25 miles west of Mansfield.  The…

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An Autumn Visit To Mansfield University And Tioga County.

Last weekend I decided to visit my nephew Mike, who is a sophomore at Mansfield University and to check out the Fall foliage   om my way.   I have never visited  the university  town of Mansfield before. It is located in Tioga County in the mountains of northern Pennsylvania.  It was a good time of year…

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A Chilly October Morning In The PPL Wetlands.

It was a chilly October morning on  Saturday here in Northeastern Pennsylvania. As usual, I decided to drive to, and hike in,  the  PPL Wetlands and Riverlands in Salem Township Luzerne County.  Upon arriving in the wetlands area of the nature preserve, I walked down to the banks of the Susquehanna River. The river is…

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No Turkeys Or Bears But A Lot Of Birds And Deer In My Backyard.

It’s been a month since I shared photographs of some of  the critters that visit my backyard here in Northeastern Pennsylvania.  The mother bear and her cubs have not returned since June and the turkeys stopped showing up a few weeks ago.  I have no idea why and I am hoping they return before the…

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More Fall Color Appears At The PPL Wetlands

I awoke to cloudy skies, a light rain and mild summer-like temperatures on Sunday morning.  I decided to return and  hike in the PPL Wetlands in Salem Township, Luzerne. Despite the warm temperatures, I quickly was reminded it was Autumn as  the trees in the wetlands were continuing to display more color with each visit…

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An Early Autumn Walk In Community Park.

Rain was in the forecast for Saturday morning here in Northeastern Pennsylvania. So  I decided to stay close to home and take an early Autumn walk at the nearby Community park in Hazle Township, Luzerne County.   It was partly to mostly cloudy  with a seasonably cool 53 degrees when I arrived at the park around…

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September Afternoon Hikes With My Macro Lens

Fall arrived here in Northeastern Pennsylvania on Tuesday morning with  clears skies and an early morning frost. The sun is still strong and quickly warmed  the morning air. Temperatures were  in the 60’s by  noon., I took advantage of the pleasant weather and went on a a couple of late September afternoon walks this week…

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