Category Archives: Photography

Fabulous and free—and in the Nik of time

I have just learned, in a post on another website, that Google+, which bought the Nik software suite, is now  (since April) offering it to everyone at no cost–in fact, if it’s to be believed, they say that anyone who … Continue reading

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Fuzzy ferocity

At first glance, I thought this little critter was a spider, possibly a jumper, so I immediately sidled up for a closer look. Upon inspection, though, I found it to be an assassin bug (Reduvius personatus) nymph. It looks like … Continue reading

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A tisket, a tasket…

We’re back at the cabin for a week, getting ready for major renovation.  The mosquitoes have started to appear in force and the ecological clock is working well, as evidenced by the simultaneous appearance of several varieties of our best … Continue reading

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Chronologically challenged

Ok, so I realized late yesterday that I published my first-ever Tweaking Tuesday post on Monday and my 26th Webnesday post on Tuesday.  What can I say?  I’ve considered retracting and re-posting them, but what’s the point?   All I … Continue reading

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Lilac loveliness

I decided to have an intimate session with our blossoming lilacs this morning, just barely before the calm conditions turned to breezy, after which nothing seemed to be able to hold still for longer than a fraction of a second. … Continue reading

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The joy of the jacks

In the deep, mottled shade of our large linden tree shade grow our two jack-in-the-pulpit plants (Arisaema triphyllum). I await their appearance eagerly each spring and I’m always happy to see them reappear. We have even more of an overabundance … Continue reading

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Spring on hold?

It doesn’t pay to try to outguess Mother Nature. Just when it seems that all the trees are starting to bud and to leaf out and all the flowering plants are eager to open their blossoms, she sends a stern … Continue reading

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