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A Promise Is a Promise

In a recent post I said that if any of my bee pictures came out good, I’d share it. A promise is a promise. So here’s my favorite one.

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SITY: Beetle Views

We looked this beetle up in my Audubon book. Thanks to its distinct markings, it was easy to identify. It was an American carrion beetle.

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SITY: Lunch to Go

There was a fox in our yard today, as you can see in the picture above. Sorry the picture is so bad. It was taken through the back-door window at a bad angle. The wind chimes also got in the … Continue reading

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One Violet

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The Truth About Green Bees

Among the insects that visit my yard are little green bees, and what I call them is “little green bees.” I know that they’re technically “sweat bees,” but I usually don’t call them that, because it’s an icky name. That … Continue reading

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First Violet of 2019

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SITY: Spring is Here

There’s still snow on the ground, but only in patches now, in the places where the plow had piled it high, and in the shadowy areas where the warmth of the March sunlight hasn’t reached yet. There’s a chance of … Continue reading

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Frickin’ Ticks!

I’m a little paranoid about ticks sometimes, but apparently not often enough to prevent myself from getting bitten. Yes, it has finally happened. Without any doubt, I have been bitten by at least one tick in my life. That’s him … Continue reading

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SITY: Birthday Spider

If you see a spider on your birthday, then it’s a Birthday Spider. This is my Birthday Spider. He was green (my favorite color), and he made this beautiful web.  

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SITY: Birthday Frog

If you see a frog on your birthday, then it’s a Birthday Frog. My Birthday Frog was hiding in the grass, shyly. I had thought that one needed luck in order to find a Birthday Frog, but I have it … Continue reading

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