Walking from Winter into Spring in photos by Dennis Crews

These days of late winter we're all getting tired of the drab monochrome of the “dead” season. We’re cheered by the sight of green or other colors in the woods, the lawn and garden. But sometimes the forms and … [Read more...]

An autumn walk in my “back yard”

The other day I noticed that fall was winding down before I had really taken any real time to appreciate it and enjoy the colors, smells, and temperatures of the season. I was hoping we would go camping in the Great … [Read more...]

Visits to two local Audubon sanctuaries with photographer Cam Miller

While rural Frederick County is gobbled up more and more by development, there are a couple of true oases in the midst of encroaching subdivisions that provide shelter and habitat for birds, butterflies, deer, and other … [Read more...]

Little treasures from my morning walks in Thurmont

A few years ago I decided to go on a morning walk each day to get my blood moving and legs loosened up. There are no sidewalks in my neighborhood, so I decided to walk down Catoctin Furnace Road to the Thurmont Community … [Read more...]