Half of the tall pines on this tiny island are dead, and the remainder are thinning, and top-heavy with pine cones - a signal of their own imminent demise.
The inanimate granite rocks and trees share a common friend. How long until this tree joins the ranks of the non-living?
Finally the birch succumb, but their classic white silhouettes are still beautiful against a blue winter sky.
Water breaking over a rock creates a natural ice sculpture. Will my great-grandchildren be treated to seeing this at our New Hampshire camp?