|Soybean field leading down to public landing in Gloucester|
These were taken a couple of weeks ago in neighboring Gloucester County at the end of Ware House Road.
There's a public landing there called Warehouse Landing.
If you happen to be wondering why the road name is two separate words and the landing is one merged name, you're in good company. Or rather, you're in my company. And this question will haunt me throughout the day today. Warehouse Landing at the end of Ware House Road on the Ware River. Was it a warehouse on the Ware River or a house on the Ware River or both? Although I'm not
Raise your hand if you're already confused, tired of hearing the words Ware and house, or just plain aggravated that it's Monday?
(Chesapeake Bay Woman, put your hand down.)
I've posted shots of this house and its outbuilding several times before, most recently in April before the tornado.
Click here to see how it's changed, albeit slightly, in just a few months.
Speaking of subtle changes, on a drive through Gloucester County yesterday, I noticed that the lush green which peaked in July and August has started to give way to a lackluster, dull, dry green. The cornfields have already turned a crispy brown and some have even been harvested.
Fall is just around the corner, and this depresses me just a bit.
A few questions for this Monday:
1. Who can tell me anything about Warehouse Landing in Gloucester? (Dear Chesapeake Bay Mother, since you lived near this road as a youngster, I am hoping you can provide some much-needed facts and information.)
2. Which do you prefer, the
3. After a week without an earthquake, tornado, water spout, hurricane, or other natural disaster, I am wondering if it's safe for me to put away the plywood that covered my windows or if I should just keep it on the back deck in anticipation of the next natural disaster. Thoughts? Opinions?
Have a great week.