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Late Spring in the Litchfield Hills

May 28, 2008 Cool air, but the strong sun provides enough warmth to make it worth venturing out. Snake in Litchfield, CT.

May 23, 2008 A visit from a Downy Woodpecker. Purple flower.

May 20, 2008 A fine bloom for quince this year. Quince bloom in Litchfield.

May 16, 2008 Darting over the meadow. Bird over Litchfield meadow.

May 14, 2008 The more exotic varieties of daffodils are the last to bloom. see more pictures >

Daffodils in Litchfield.

May 13, 2008 Delicate growth under filtered sun.

May 9, 2008 A young pear blossom on a wet, gray day.

Young pear blossom photographed in Litchfield.

May 6, 2008 A delicate apple blossom.

Apple blossom in Litchfield.

May 4, 2008 The old and the new growth.

New growth grass in wetland.

May 1, 2008 The day and month started at 27°F, but blooms enjoyed bright morning sunshine.

Narcissus in morning light.

April 29, 2008 Tears of a daffodil. Two days of hard rain have their effect.

Daffodil in the rain.

April 26, 2008 The daffodil bloom is at peak.

Daffodil in bloom.

April 25, 2008 A male Yellow-bellied Sapsucker whose territory includes this telephone pole.

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker on a telephone pole in Litchfield.

April 22, 2008 The magic of warm sunshine. More species are in bloom with each passing day. Follow the progress of this year's bloom on our special page.

Narcissus in bloom.

April 18, 2008 Darts of yellow peek out into the late day sun.

Narcissus buds in the sun.

April 16, 2008 The sun, so perfectly reflected by pollen.

Flower in the sun in Litchfield.

Continue reading from the Early Spring archive >


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Feels Like Summer

Litchfield Hills Road Race finish line.

The Litchfield Road Race was on a sunny and hot June 8, 2008. To see if you ran as slowly as we did, check the results on the LHRR site >

Save the Date

Yale's Norfolk Chamber Music Festival runs from June 14th to August 16th. New music shows are June 21, 26, and 27. The 100th birthday of the great composer, organist & teacher, Olivier Messiaen is celebrated in a concert on July 12th. Go to the Yale at Norfolk site >

The Litchfield Jazz Festival runs August 1-3, 2008 and brings, among others, Paquito D’Rivera, Dave Brubeck, and Kenny Werner to the Northwest Hills. Go to the Litchfield Jazz Fest site >

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