POSSESSED BY PONDS

As most of you regular readers know, I’m sorta pond crazy. My obsession started in Indiana, where I put in a small but elaborate in-ground stone-edged pond in my back yard, and a bathtub pond up by my garden. I also had a kiddy wading pool for the neighborhood dogs in the driveway, and one…

BENDING LOW

We have a big, vernal pond far down in the woods behind my house. It is a good hike for me, but I have taken it many times over the years in many seasons. By August, it’s mostly all dried up, but for some very muddy spots out in the middle. Always when I go…