Monthly Archives: September 2019

Proverbial Wisdom

All the flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today.

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One Big Family

I’m not going to get very far with cataloguing wildflowers if I keep dwelling on the ones I’ve already covered, but I did say that I’d look for “thumbprints” the next time I saw lady’s thumb. And the next time … Continue reading

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Floral Twofer

I walked on a different path yesterday. I found many flowers, but most were types that I’d seen before. I was feeling a little disappointed, but just before my walk’s end, I spotted something new. This unfamiliar white flower was … Continue reading

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Four Clovers

I enjoyed my recent walks so much that I wanted to document all the wildflowers that I saw. There were so many, I don’t know if I will be able to get to them all. It may help to group … Continue reading

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Farewell to Summer

Today is the autumnal equinox, the first day of fall, which means my favorite season has officially begun. In celebration, I offer three “Farewell to Summer” pictures from my walks last week.

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Mystery Flower #15

I spotted this peculiar hairy plant while out walking last week. This was a tough plant to identify! I looked through my field guides multiple times. I ran numerous Internet image searches. Nothing looked exactly like this plant. I was … Continue reading

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Golden Days of Late Summer

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Walking in Color

Pokeweed is strangely beautiful. I always thought I was the only person to feel that way, until I read the Wikipedia article on the subject, which says, “Some pokeweeds are grown as ornamental plants, mainly for their attractive berries.” The … Continue reading

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I Now Pronounce You Correctly

Forte: I refuse to say that something is someone’s forte. The reason for that is the pronunciation of the word “forte.” I know that it rightly rhymes with “port.” But, if I were to say it that way, someone else … Continue reading

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