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Blast from the Past

I found this tiny piece of paper on the floor in my office while I was vacuuming today. The New Haven Register is a newspaper that I used to deliver, and this piece of paper is a receipt that ought … Continue reading

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A Thought for My Pennies

Yesterday I took some change out of my pocket and put it on my desk. Later, when I went to pick it up again, I noticed that one of the pennies was smaller than the others. That couldn’t be right. … Continue reading

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SITY: Bumblebees

Speaking of pollinators, let us not forget the bumblebees. In order to get close enough to take pictures of the tiny green bee the other day, I was forced to put my arm among the stems of a plant. There … Continue reading

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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: Ragweed or Not?

In September I had persistent post-nasal drip, and it was giving me one hell of a sore throat. I wondered what was causing it. Was it something in the house? And then it occurred to me that I had been … 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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Our Very Own Rainbows

Yesterday a thunderstorm rumbled into town and started pouring buckets. I was sitting at my desk in my office. I should have been concentrating on work, but the storm got me thinking about rainbows. One of the disadvantages of living … Continue reading

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Moving On

And now it’s time to wrap up the tale of the baby robins. As you saw in my previous post, they had gotten quite a bit bigger. They soon got to such a size that they filled up the nest … Continue reading

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Always Something to See

One of the nicest things about having a robin’s nest so close is that there’s always something to see when we look out our back door. Sometimes it’s the father hunting and keeping an eye on things. Often one of … Continue reading

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Nosiest Neighbors Ever

If there’s anything that my husband and I dislike, it’s nosy neighbors. We’re not interested in other people’s drama, and we don’t like to be watched. So we have always carefully avoided looking too closely into the lives of anyone … Continue reading

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