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SITY: Contrasts

As I was outside photographing spring flowers, I kept smelling pine. Eventually I realized that it was our old Christmas tree and wreaths, which had been thrown off to the side of the yard to await permanent disposal. That sharp … Continue reading

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SITY: Daffodils & Friends

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SITY: Spring!

When the crocuses got buried under the snow of several successive storms, I thought they were goners. They weren’t. I almost think the snow did them some good. They’re blooming like mad now. As I was taking these pictures, my … Continue reading

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Ups & Downs

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SITY: Pollinators

One of my favorite things to do at this time of year is watch the pollinators that visit the asters, goldenrod, and silver-rod in my yard. They’re amazing, every one of them. Taking pictures of them is difficult, though. Some … Continue reading

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SITY: Change of Seasons

Before moving to this house, the only time I ever gave the aster a thought was when doing a crossword that contained the word ASTER. Thanks to the word’s pattern of vowels and consonants, it is well-shaped for puzzles. It … Continue reading

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Strange Weather Day

Today we awoke to a winter wonderland. The flowers didn’t love this type of April shower. The daffodil buds were fine, but most of the daffodils that had flowered already were completely crushed to the ground and covered by snow. … Continue reading

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Spring Whites

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What I Saw on Wednesday

I took the day off from work Wednesday. I was in need of a mental health day. With several hours all to myself, I went for a walk around the library. I always try to get out there at this … Continue reading

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September Violet

Look what Marshall found for me today!

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