|This is Waples Pond, near Milton,
State Route One crosses it near the pond's eastern edge.
|I usually stick to Route
One on my way to work.
On one morning in November 2003, however, I had to go another route.
While crossing a small creek to the west of Barretts Chapel, the fog was just light enough to see some bright red leaves on the bushes and trees edging the water.
|After the soybean harvest
in the fall, the farm fields south of Milford are visited by umpteen
thousand snow geese, stopping by on their way south.
|I went to the December 2003
official opening of the new trail between Lewes and Rehoboth that runs along
the old railroad right-of-way between the two towns. This view looks east
from one of the glades that the trail crosses, using the former railroad
|A snowstorm made the
Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk match colors with the seafoam from the nearby
|A midwinter view east of
Route One, about an hour after sunrise.
|On some early winter
mornings, the water temperature on Waples Pond is warmer than the air,
producing light fog over the water.
|Route One crosses several
rivers and tidal creeks between Dover and Lewes. This one is in Kent County,
near a hamlet called Little Heaven.
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