Thursday, December 30, 2010

the final 35

the final 35, originally uploaded by Lizzie~Belle.

Today was day 365. I've taken at least one picture every day for an entire year!

Sunday, December 26, 2010

merry merry

merry lamppost, originally uploaded by Lizzie~Belle.

I hope all who celebrated had a very lovely Christmas. We're expecting snow here today. Any minute now...


Wednesday, December 22, 2010

a little later each day

a little later each day, originally uploaded by Lizzie~Belle.

The winter solstice was yesterday evening, so going forward (until the summer solstice) the days will get a little longer each day. This is welcome news in this time of dark and cold, and the reason why so many cultures have festivals of light and birth at this time of year.

Monday, December 20, 2010

State Normal Training School

State Normal Training School, originally uploaded by Lizzie~Belle.

This old building on Washington Street in Westfield is what would eventually become Westfield State, before the college moved to its present location on Western Ave.
(Normal Schools were teacher training schools. See the Wikipedia article.)

Sunday, December 12, 2010

spray of red

spray of red, originally uploaded by Lizzie~Belle.

This tree looks decorated for the season, on the corner of Court and Pleasant Streets in Westfield.

Monday, December 06, 2010

the reeds have turned to gold

At the wildlife sanctuary at Stanley Park.