On March 14 at 3:30 PM, the first tulip sprouts in the Town Hall flower bed were spotted poking through “last year’s withered brake and dead weeds,” right beside a small mound of snow. Photo: Charlie Darling
Ya think? The weekend’s sticky snowstorm left a mess, but thankfully snuffed out any chance of a forest fire. Photo: Larry Chase
Since the last snow storm, I had been thinking about photographing the reflections of snow-covered evergreens in a slow-moving river. On January 16 we got about six inches of new snow and when I woke up the following morning, I could see the sun was coming out. Morning sun, a new blanket of snow, all […]
This is hard work! I'm ready for a nap.
Jerry Smith (above, right) was one of nearly a dozen entrants in last month’s Look Up, Andover! challenge. Jerry’s name was the one drawn out of a hat, so he’s pictured here receiving his $25 Pizza Chef gift certificate from Beacon volunteer Robert Ofenloch. Photo: Charlie Darling Of special note were the entries from Cam […]
Just for fun, Hal Crane of Roseville, California (whose exploits we all enjoyed in Walter Walker’s On the Road in 1949 columns) sent along this riddle he composed in the form of a poem. Can you figure out what book Hal is referring to, and how the river got its name? Send your answers to […]