Archive for June 17th, 2009

Water snakes at Cutler Pond, finally

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

Yesterday I saw four northern water snakes, at separate locations, while I was walking around Cutler Pond on my lunch hour. Four is my personal best for one day! I was pleased that I saw them because I was looking for them; it wasn’t a case of their moving and my catching the motion out […]

Garden visitor

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

It’s been a good year for amphibians at Claire de Luna. We’ve seen several toads in and around our garden areas. This frog was in the raised bed that we built last year, behind the radishes and grass that’s sprouting up:

Old Port Festival – pictures

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

In Portland ten days ago we went a few blocks from the center of the Old Port festival hoping to find a place we could sit down and get something to eat. It wasn’t easy, because there were lines at many restaurants even several blocks away. A coffee shop we’ve been to before did have […]