Fed Up with Spring –Give Me Brigantine Winter!

Morning Has Broken Brig Winter 2016

“,Morning Has Broken” – Brigantine Dawn, Winter 2016

Personally, I am sick of insufficient spring.  A million trees in flower do not DO it for me!

Give me sun and light and brilliance and wilderness, crispness and clarity, and rare wild birds.  Give me bays and impoundments, tidal marshes.  Give me the Brigantine Wildlife Refuge in winter, with all its magnificences and quirks.  End my day with gustatory perfection and a sunset right out of Mark Rothko.  Give me perfection, in our New Jersey!

Beauty, Beauty Everywhere Brig Winter 2016

Beauty, Beauty, Everywhere – ‘The Brig’ Winter 2016

All's Well Brig Winter 2016

La Tranquillite — Brig Entry Winter 2016

Snow Geese Brig Winter 2016

Snow Geese Brig Winter 2016

Refuge Brig Winter 2016

Ding Darling Trademark Sign for National Wildlife Refuges

Goose Knows the Way Brig Winter 2016

“The Goose Knows the Way” – Ding Darling NWR Motif as Weathervane on Brig Visitors’ Center

Washed Out Road Brig Winter 2016

Washed-Out Road, Absecon Bay, Brig, Winter 2016 – Why Brig is closed during week and barely open on weekends right now

Destruction or Preservation Brig Winter 2016

Destruction/Desecration or Preservation? – Brig Winter 2016

Track of the Cat   Brig Winter 2016

Track of the Cat — Too-Prevalent Changes at Brig/Edwin B. Forsythe Wildlife Refuge, Winter 2016

Fellow Visitor Brig Winter 2016

Fellow Visitor – Brig – Winter 2016

Beware of the Locals Brig Winter 2016

“Beware of the Locals” — Mott’s Creek, near Brig Winter 2016

Dusk and Controlled Burn Brig Winter 2016

“Fire in the Pines” – from Leeds Point near Brig, Winter 2016

Lunch, Anyone Brig Winter 2016

LUNCH – We’re not in Kansas any more.. Oyster Creek Inn, Leeds Point near Brig

Winter Hours Brig Winter 2016

“Winter Hours” Oyster Creek Inn Leeds Point near Brig Winter 2016

Leeds Point Marshlands from Deck of Oyster Creek Inn Brig Winter 2016

Leeds Point Fishing Village and Tidal Marshlands from Deck of Oyster Creek Inn near Brig. Wintertime 2016

Oyster Creek Welcome Brig Winter 2016

Oyster Creek Welcome, Leeds Point, NJ   NOTE SANDY WATER LINE 2012

Oysters of Oyster Creek Brig Winter 2016

Oyster Creek’s Specialty, Winter 2016

Tuckerton Sunset after Brig Winter 2016

Tuckerton Sunset, near Jacques Yves Cousteau Society

Last Glimpse of Winter Sun Brig Winter 2016

Last Glimpse of This Day’s Light, Tuckerton, End of Seven Bridges Road, north of Brig off Route 9

6 thoughts on “Fed Up with Spring –Give Me Brigantine Winter!

  1. I know it’s frustrating although at least I appreciate it not being hot. But I feel sorriest for all the poor tomato and other seedlings being thrust into the cold damp earth this week. Their shivering roots will recoil in horror!

  2. Thanks for commenting, Faith. Oddly enough, this chill is part of catastrophic climate change, formerly termed ‘global warming’. Even our frequent relentless winds are part of anthropocentric changes. Warm it’s not. Changed it is. I never thought of feeling sorry for seedlings, but it’s a charming and understandable idea! Blessings, c

  3. DEAR Penelope, Unfortunately clouds are ubiquitous in this era of catastrophic climate change. There’s hardly a day marked ‘sunny’ any longer. At best, ‘Cloudy,’ ‘Partly Cloudy.’… All that fresh water from the glaciers floats on top of the heavier seawater, and is more easily carried into the upper atmosphere. And we barely ever see the sun any more. I’ve ‘looked at clouds from both sides now,’ and the best may very well be along the sea, at the Brig, at Island Beach, at Sandy Hook. I’ve a new equation – CCC = CC — Catastrophic Climate Change = Cloud Cover Thank you for caring, for writing. c

    • Franklin, thank you so much, for caring with me about beautiful nature in general, and this post in particular. Also for fighting for the Planet’s well-being in the many ways you do, inner and outer… blessings c

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