A Walk in the Woods


A deer photo

Kelly Daugherty of Oil City wanted to share this photo of deer she took a few years ago in February. Daugherty thought this picture might…



Winter birds

It is often said that bad weather leads to good birding or at least better sightings of birds. Winter weather often makes birds flock to…


Snowy scenery

Snowy scenery was all around just a few days before the new year started. Trees, fields and the like received a generous coating of snow…


Christmas sparkle

Christmas lights seem to shine a little brighter at night and several of the Applegate pets don their holiday hats. Merry Christmas and a Happy…



Sauntering in the snow

The recent snow fall has left some giddy about the possibility of a white Christmas and others grumbling about clearing drives and walkways. It has…



Gray days

A recent stretch of gray days has left some of us wondering just when the sun will appear again. The forecast for the rest of…



Fall fog

This week, the fog rolled in as Jack Frost kept his grip on the icy autumn mornings. Monday morning brought the first skiff of ice…


The mighty oak

Last week seemed like the time for the area oak trees to shine. Their rusty gold and burgundy colors  stretched to the sky as they…


Fatal frost

Last week’s frosty night air proved to be fatal for a good number of flowers. The hard freeze, or killing frost, laid waste to the…


Down came the rain

Down came the rain … and along with it most of autumn’s early color. Most of the bright leaves from the early maples are now…


Autumn abounds

It seems like fall arrived overnight or at least within the last few days. Maples, oaks, sassafras and other trees create colorful displays across Pennsylvania’s…


Elk and more

A trip last week to Benezette in Elk County included some elk sightings and beautiful scenic views. While waiting for the elk to make an…



Posing with the posies

Sometimes all it takes is a colorful background to brighten up a photo. Buford and Sherman will sometimes “sit and stay” for a few photos in front of…


Fading into fall

Summer’s blossoms are slowly fading. The days are growing shorter and the nights are cooler as we head toward the first official day of autumn…