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Day 198: Bright Side

I love late September. It’s the best time of year to be outside. I walked my mile, today, plus a few extra laps. The kids played on their swing set, and I got nearly as much enjoyment out of watching … Continue reading

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Day 196: Extreme Drought

Since I first wrote about our drought situation in early September, we’ve had next to no rain. Our level of drought has consequently been moved up to “extreme” at the official drought-monitoring website. We are now drier than most of … Continue reading

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Day 185: Soon

Recently I mentioned how I wanted to create a walking path on my property and that one of the potential destinations for the path was the big rock at the front of my property. Here is a picture of that … Continue reading

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Day 174: Should I Wear Shoes?

I always page through old magazines before I recycle them. I look for interesting articles that I may have missed, as well as themes and quotes to use for work. As I was looking though the May/June issue of Rhode … Continue reading

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SITY: Today’s Turtle

I was sitting outside, absorbing a little sun, when suddenly a turtle stepped out onto the driveway. In all the years we’ve lived here, I have never seen a turtle on our property before. I called the rest of the … Continue reading

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Sunset Rainbow

Last night we went out for Sunset Walk and discovered a rainbow. On one side of the sky was the sunset. On the other, a rainbow among pink clouds. I wanted to take a picture of the rainbow, but I … Continue reading

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Day 159: Fifth Clover?

Earlier this year I spotted a new plant growing near the end of my driveway. Looking at both the flower heads and leaves, I thought this mystery flower was likely to be a clover. Going on that assumption, I searched … Continue reading

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Day 157: More Research Required

Given how many new plants I’ve found in my yard this year, I’m beginning to think that if I wait long enough, every native and naturalized plant will eventually show up here. Not that all of them are the kinds … Continue reading

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Day 155: New & Blue

Let me introduce you to a mystery flower I discovered in July. This plant goes by the name Venus’s looking glass. I bet you could never guess how this unprepossessing plant got such an evocative name. There’s nothing mirrorlike about … Continue reading

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Day 153: Sunset Series

The kids and I often walk at sunset. It’s become sort of a ritual for us. All I have to do is say “Sunset Walk!” and the kids drop whatever they’re doing and put their shoes on to go outside. … Continue reading

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