Monthly Archives: April 2016

A liking for lichens: Craters of the Moon

Most of you have not seen anything new on my site or otherwise heard from me in some 2½ weeks. This is not due to any illness or injury per se, but rather to an inability to sit comfortably for … Continue reading

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Frosty first foray

As promised, we drove north two days ago to check on things at the cabin, and everything was ship-shape, with one exception, on which I will elaborate in the near future.  We were only up there for one full day, … Continue reading

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More mantis memories

Here is another favorite shot of the female mantis that I found near Batty’s deck a couple of weeks ago.  I’m not going to worry, for a while, about whether the images I may post are clickable for enlargement.  I’ve … Continue reading

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The Daphne development

Following a new suggestion from a helpful member of the WordPress staff, I’m trying a new method of inserting a photo into a post that hopefully will, once again, enable single-click enlargement.  The flowers are on our Daphne bush, and … Continue reading

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Curious problem, partial solution

Recently followers of mine have reported that they have been unable to view larger versions of the photos I’ve posted by simply clicking on them.  I’ve researched my archives and have discovered that this feature stopped functioning in early November … Continue reading

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A Waitak wander (Part 3)

Before I offer some new images, I’d like to try to rectify what seems to be a problem with my first post in this series.  Two of my faithful followers have commented that they were unable to view a larger, … Continue reading

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A Waitak wander (Part 2)

Following up with my last post (here) and continuing with my recent bush walk in the Waitakere Ranges, I’d like to bring you a few more of my impressions.  This area lies a little less than a very pleasant hour’s … Continue reading

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