Monthly Archives: October 2019

Finally, Furniture

On Friday our new furniture finally arrived. My and my husband’s new bedroom set looks, I can’t help but to keep saying, POSH. It is dark in color, strongly defined against the light gray walls, and the overall effect is … Continue reading

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The Universe Is Laughing

When my alarm went off for the third time this morning, I groggily got out of bed to turn it off. I could hardly believe I’d already snoozed the alarm twice. The Universe was surely in the mood for an … Continue reading

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Joe Pye Weed

Joe Pye weed is a popular plant among gardeners. When I did an Internet search on it, most of the hits were for gardening, rather than wildflower, websites. Among its positive attributes are that it’s pretty, unusually tall, attractive to … Continue reading

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Continuing the Catalog: Part 3

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Milkweed

Milkweed grows in the meadows along the path where I often walk. I didn’t get any pictures of the flowers this year, so I offer you this post from 2008 (it contains a picture of milkweed flowers, plus a picture … Continue reading

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While It Lasts

I learned a lot about plants as a child. I lived in a quiet suburb, down the road from a farm, and not far from the woods. My parents were both interested in nature, particularly in plants. They kept several … Continue reading

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Color, Light, and Seeds

On my walk yesterday I took 500 pictures. That has to be a record. I deleted about half of them when I got home, but that still leaves a lot of pictures to look through. It’s going to take a … Continue reading

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It’s a Coup!

My blog seems to have been taken over by flowers lately, but I’m OK with that. I want to be able to name all the plants that I see as I walk. These blog posts give me a reason to … Continue reading

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White and Wild

Let me introduce you to another local wildflower. Based on my research, I’m certain that this plant is from the bedstraw family, which also includes bluets and partridgeberry. I believe it is specifically Galium mollugo, commonly called wild madder or … Continue reading

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61 Degrees

I went downstairs one morning this week, and it was chilly (only 61 degrees!). The temperature outside was in the 30s, which meant the prospects for warming up naturally weren’t that great, so I turned on the furnace. Yup, I … Continue reading

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