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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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The Woods in Late Summer: Part I

I usually don’t go out in the woods during the summer, because it’s unpleasantly hot and I worry about ticks. I went up to the woods three times in the late summer this year, and almost regretted it. As expected, … Continue reading

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Late Summer Pictures

One of the nice things about spending time outdoors is that you start to really notice the change of seasons. Not just the big seasonal changes, like the difference between spring and winter, but the little changes, like the differences … Continue reading

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Space Invaders

Have I mentioned that we have a bug problem? It’s not a continuous one, but rather a recurring one. Our first year here, we were invaded by caterpillars in the spring. Next it was millipedes, and they’ve returned every year … Continue reading

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Learning from Squirrels

Yesterday, I took Marshall outside to play. It was a beautiful day, with a blue sky, bright fall foliage, and the perfect temperature. There were acorns everywhere. I couldn’t walk more than a few inches without crushing one. So here … Continue reading

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