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It’s the End of the Humboldt Reservoir as We knew it.

    Was hoping to take  a relaxing hike to a favorite spot of mine, the Humboldt Reservoir. Hiked out here many times as kids. It was always a secluded, and beautiful place, to enjoy the beauty of nature. It is located on lands of our local water authority.  many folks would camp, party and…

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More ice and snow along the Lehigh River

We got some moderation in the temperature today, a balmy 22 degrees this morning, but there is still a deep snow cover out there. Decided to take advantage of the paths left by snowmobilers and hike in the Lehigh Gorge. Wasn’t bad walking and ran into a few cross country skiers and snowmobilers. Not much…

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Birds in the backyard

I am lucky to have a backyard frequented by all sorts of critters.  In the Summer I am visited by opossums, raccoons, fox, rabbits, groundhogs and even bear. In the Winter usually only the squirrels, deer and turkey visit everyday.  I enjoy the deer the most. Unfortunately, I think because of the heavy snow topped…

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Brrrr It's cold out there.

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Brrrr It’s cold out there.

It’s February, and we expect cold and snow in Northeastern Pennsylvania, but it got real cold today. We may set a new record with an expected low  tonight. of -6 degrees.  And a very strong wind too.  But we had plenty of sunshine today and the clear blue skies enticed me to brave the ice…

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Another sunset, and one day closer to Spring.

It warmed up a bit today, but the snow still was deep. Still a little sore from my hike yesterday, but decided to trudge through the snow to photograph the sunset. And I wasn’t disappointed, never saw one I didn’t like.  It always amazes me to watch the subtle changes nove through the clouds as…

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Moon rise, sunset.

It was nice to see those clear blues skies after yesterday’s storm. It was cold but that sunshine sure got me thinking about Spring. Decided to take advantage of the clear skies and watch the sunset.  Wasn’t easy walking in the woods in the ice crusted deep snow but the sunset made it worthwhile. Here…

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A cold February moon

Left the comfort of my warm house  hoping to take some photos of the almost full Snow Moon. Was watching the radar and thought the clouds would break.  Unfortunately they didn’t and only got to take some photos in the few breaks that did appear in the clouds. It was windy and 9 degrees so…

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Snow and dogs, but no bears, in the Lehigh Gorge.

It was a cloudy, but warmer day in Northeastern Pennsylvania. There is still a deep snow cover, so I decided to walk in the Lehigh Gorge State Park at Glen Onoko to take advantage of the trails left by snow mobiles.  Lot of history in this park. The trails follow the Lehigh River and the…

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A cold hike in Nescopeck State Park.

It was windy and cold, 12 degrees,  but the sunshine and deep blue skies made for a nice hike in the Nescopeck State Park.  There is about 8 inches of snow on the ground so wasn’t easy walking. saw a few cross country skiers on the way. Lake Francis was frozen solid. Winter isn‘t my…

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