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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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Favorite Thing: Unexpected Bouquet

Look what my husband gave me the other night! He picked these flowers himself, then kept them fresh in a Gatorade bottle. This is the second unexpected bouquet he has given me this year (the first was a cluster of … Continue reading

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After the Rain

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SITY: Things Gotta Grow

Back in June I found some attractive plants growing in the yard. They had beautiful swirls of fuzzy leaves. I wondered what they’d be when they grew up. Now it is August and I know the answer. They are these: … Continue reading

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Way Up Close

Sometimes I like to crop the heck out of a picture, just to see how it will look.

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