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SITY: A Bit of Local Color

It’s true that our summer New England wildlife isn’t as colorful as what they have in some places, such as the tropics. Still, we’ve got a lot of color here. You just have to look a little closer to find … Continue reading

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I Heart Palindromes (and My Car)

An interesting number came up on my odometer this week: Palindromes are awesome. And given all the trouble I’ve had with my car lately, and how close I came to replacing it, I’m happy to see it reach this high … Continue reading

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SITY: Wild Berries

Our yard is a mess, and we need to do some landscaping. So I asked myself, what should I think about planting around the edges of the yard? As if in answer, I found these. Clearly we ought to have … Continue reading

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SITY: Green Bees

There is one species of insect that appears to be doing well in my yard this year: green bees. I saw many of them on Sunday while I was outside taking pictures. According to Wikipedia, green bees live in rotten … Continue reading

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SITY: Curious Wasp

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Three and Three

1 2 I took the day off from work. Around mid-morning I went to the library with the intention of having a leisurely look through the new books. I planned to follow that up with a walk in the woods. … Continue reading

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SITY: Tom Turkey

Yesterday morning, as the children were getting ready for school, a pair of wild turkeys visited our yard. The birds were such a distraction that I’m still surprised the kids didn’t miss the bus. Sure, we’ve seen turkeys here before, … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day 2018

Sunday was Mother’s Day. I am fortunate to have both mother and mother-in-law to celebrate. First we went to my in-laws’ house to wish my mother in-law a happy day. Later, I called my mom and had a nice chat … Continue reading

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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: Violet Sea

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