A box turtle is common in a forest. They seem to be very territorial and we usually see the same turtle, we call ‘Lucy’, every autumn at least. Usually she shows up near the persimmon trees as she likes the … Continue reading →
About Sharon Himes
Sharon is the artist and naturalist who writes Woodland Seasons.
Autumn has begun to tint a few forest leaves and the nights are getting cooler. Many of the birds have left for their winter quarters. We have enjoyed their antics all spring and summer and it is sad to notice … Continue reading →
The water in the Pocomoke River is stained a tea-colored dark brown due to the tannic acid from fallen oak and cypress leaves. Ships heading back across the Atlantic in the 18th and 19th centuries collected water from the Nassawango Creek … Continue reading →