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Summer in Litchfield

September 16, 2011 Color -- gone wild along the side of the road. Bloom.

September 14, 2011 Ths color of the waning post-Harvest Moon warns of the cold front that will bring our first autumnal air mass. Orange moon.

September 9, 2011 Things, some quite large, float down a very swollen Housatonic River. Tree trunk in river.

September 6, 2011 More moisture this week. Moist flower.

September 2, 2011 Following the torrential rains of a tropical storm, what else would one expect? Mushroom. Mushroom. Mushroom. Mushroom.

August 24, 2011 A seed's "parachute" is covered in morning dew. Seed.

August 22, 2011 Veraison. Grapes.

August 19, 2011 Morning sunshine on this hydrangea bloom after last night's thunderstorms. Bloom.

August 5, 2011 Morning fog extended the duration of some night blooms today. Bloom.

July 27, 2011 Yesterday's thin bands of thundershowers were ideal for catching a rainbow. Rainbow.

July 26, 2011 A sturdy flower for the heat of the summer. Yellow flower.

July 1, 2011 The light of sunrise deepens the colors on a beautiful day for flying. baloon takeoff

July 1, 2011 This bloom keeps to the shade. white bloom

June 22, 2011 Despite the gray and moist weather, perennials like this poppy announce the beginning of summer. poppy flower

June 16, 2011 A rather small red newt. red newt

June 9, 2011 Still moist from last night's thunderstorms and about to bloom. iris

June 6, 2011 Pure and crisp. flower

June 3, 2011 From behind, this Silvery Checkerspot is all antennae. butterfly butterfly

June 1, 2011 A Red-spotted Purple. butterfly

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