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View of the Connecticut River from Haddam Meadows State Park

The Connecticut River from Haddam Meadows State Park

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Connecticut River

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Connecticut River  As you can see in the photos, the sky was intense the day I visited Haddam Meadows State Park.  It was late afternoon and the sun was behind me shining through some clouds and below the ones in the photo.  It looked like […]

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View of Macedonia Brook in Macedonia Brook State Park

Macedonia Brook at Macedonia Brook State Park

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Macedonia Brook State Park

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Macedonia Brook State Park  In late October, I visited Macedonia Brook State Park in Kent, Connecticut (see my previous post in the series for additional photos).  It was a very beautiful park and I was very surprised how much I liked it.  Macedonia Brook (hence the name) […]

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Pickett's Pond at Osbornedale State Park

Pickett’s Pond at Osbornedale State Park

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Osbornedale State Park

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Osbornedale State Park  The day before the big October  snow storm here in Connecticut, I took this photo of Pickett’s Pond at Osbornedale State Park in Derby, Connecticut.  This photo is at the end of the pond away from the parking lot and was a […]

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Foggy Morning in Shelton, Connecticut

Foggy Morning

  A few weeks ago, I grabbed my camera when I saw the fog outside.  The fog was really thick;  this was after the big October snow storm and a warm front was moving in.   As you can see, when this photo was taken, the fall colors weren’t too bad. As of today, most of the trees […]

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River Otter (Lontra canadensis) at Beardsley Zoo

River Otter at Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo  The River Otters (Lontra canadensis) were probably the most interesting animals at the Beardsley Zoo;  they definitely had the most people watching them when I was there.  They were swimming, flipping, and generally clowning around.  Another great exhibit, which even has a water […]

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Prarie Dogs at Beardsley Zoo

Prarie Dogs at Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo  My thanks to these two cute little prarie dogs (Cynomys ludovicians) for posing for this photograph.  I really enjoyed the prarie dog exhibit at the Beardsley Zoo – it is very well done and has an interactive area where you can stick your head […]

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Gray Wolf at Beardsley Zoo

Gray Wolf at Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo  Today was another day that I wanted to stay relatively close to home.  I headed out with the intention of checking out the foliage in southern Connecticut, but after a short drive, it was looking bleak – most of the autumn colors are […]

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Sun setting in the Lordship area of Stratford, Connecticut

Sunset in Lordship

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Stratford, Connecticut

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Stratford, Connecticut  Today, I decided to stay relatively close to home, so I drove down to Milford and Stratford, Connecticut.  Right before heading home, I stopped at a Long Island Sound beach in the Lordship area of Stratford (if you’re familiar with the area, it’s right by Marnick’s).  […]

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